In his book, No One’s Son, Tewodros recounts the challenges and triumphs of surviving a poverty-stricken childhood on the streets of Ethiopia. The backdrop of civil war and the boundaries of tradition stranded him between his mother’s despair and his father’s pride. As he struggles with loneliness and the need for love, his enduring courage brings him the loyalty of friends and mentors along the way.
Teddy now lives on the Gold Coast in Australia.
''Teddy's young life covers continents, cultures, ancient and urgent conflicts. We are double fortunate that he has the gifts to describe them so vividly........" Phillip Adams columnist for The Australian