The 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in track and field begin tomorrow in Eugene Oregon, and one adopted Tucsonan will be vying for a chance to represent the US in the competitive 10 kilometers.

Abdi Abdirahman came to the united states as a refugee from Somalia with his family in 1989, and settled here in Tucson where he continues to live and train. He recently ran the 10,000 meters in a personal best time of 27 minutes, 16.99 seconds, and is now well poised to make the Olympic team in the next few days.

Producer Luis Carrion brings us this story on the runner who likes to be known as the "Black Cactus."

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