Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) arrive on September 22, 2013 at the Westgate mall in Nairobi. Kenyan troops were locked in a fierce firefight with Somali militants inside an upmarket Nairobi shopping mall on September 22. ( Credit SIMON MAINA/AFP/Getty Images)
CHICAGO (CBS) — The hostage situation and standoff at an upscale mall in Nairobi has hit home for Kenyans in Chicago.
Symon Ogeto regularly organizes trips between Chicago and his home country of Kenya through his company SEED Group Travel Services.