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Souhail El Farouki ’68 and Abla Leheta ’69 reflect on their lifetime journey, which began at AUC.

For both El Farouki and Leheta, their University years were all about hard work and perseverance. With the close-down of her father’s business in Port Said and Suez, Leheta found herself obliged to work as a part-timer at AUC’s mail office and at an airline travel office to partially help support herself and finish her studies. Similarly, El Farouki overloaded himself with credit hours and took summer classes to graduate quickly in order to join the workforce and help his father.

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