by B.K. Khatib
Published: June 30, 2016.
Born in Qatar in 1967 and moving to Santa Barbara, California, with his family in 1982; Abdul turns down his wealthy parents’ offer to attend medical school after graduating high school at age 17 to follow his dream, becoming a full-time artist.
After years of struggle in New York, he has become successful. That is until a teenage girl appears at his home announcing; "I'm your daughter, Lauren."