What happens at the end of chapter 11 of One Amazing Thing?

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In One Amazing Thing, a variety of people, such that Uma thinks it looks like "a mini UN summit," become trapped in the basement of the Indian Consulate in San Francisco when an earthquake hits.  The main characters, nine of them, each recounts a story from his or her life- "one amazing thing" - which is Uma's suggestion, to distract the increasingly restless group. Uma is in the consulate waiting for a visa to visit her aging parents in India.

In chapter 11, Tariq, American-born, who...

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