"The following interview was conducted in 2008, six years before the recent (May, 2014) allegations appeared in Newsweek. At the time, I found Ms. Mam and her memoir genuine and inspiring. It was my belief then, as it is now, that she wanted to help people. I am sorry that she may have felt she needed to fabricate a story to do so." - William Kenower
The following interview has been posted for archival purposes.