I need 15 significant events in the life of the main character from The Kite Runner. Can you help?
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Important events from the life of Amir in The Kite Runner (in chronological order):
- Baba points out Henry Kissinger to Amir at a Buzkashi tournament in Kabul.
- Amir overhears his father comment that "If I hadn't seen the doctor pull him out of my wife with my own eyes, I'd never believe he's my son."
- Amir writes his first story. His father shows no interest, but Rahim Khan congratulates him.
- Amir hears the first gunfire and explosions that signal the initial Russian interference in Afghanistan.
- Amir receives his first insults from Assef.
- Amir is witness to Hassan's birthday present from Baba: plastic surgery for his harelip.
- Amir and Hassan win their first kite championship.
- Amir witnesses Hassan being raped by Assef.
- Amir's insomnia begins.
- Amir celebrates his 13th birthday with a party.
- Amir plants money and a watch under Hassan's bed; Hassan is accused of theft and forgiven by Baba.
- Hassan and Ali leave Baba's home.
- Amir and Baba flee Afghanistan.
- Amir and Baba settle in California.
- Amir and Baba begin their flea market activities.