Hansen: Soldier of the year started American journey at Bellevue U.

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Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2013 12:00 am

He moved into a cramped apartment next to a bowling alley in Bellevue, which is about as far away from Nepal as Saral Shrestha could go.

He had no family in the Omaha area, no friends, and a name no one here could pronounce. (Say it slowly: Srees-ta.)

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