About the Author
Paul Oberjuerge is a journalist at The National newspaper in Abu Dhabi. He spent nearly 31 years as a sports editor, sports columnist and metro columnist for Gannett and MediaNews while based in Southern California. Paul was a journalism and history major at Long Beach State. He spent four months as an editor in the Hong Kong bureau of the International Herald Tribune, and in 2009 free-lanced for the New York Times.