What are the conflicts presented in "The Life You Save May Be Your Own"?

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There are many conflicts in this story:

A money-hungry family looking for material gains versus their inability to see what they already have.

The expression of fulfilment versus the constant want and need for material possessions.

The need versus the want, and the emptiness that it all leads to.

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The Life You Save May Be Your Own

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