Who are the two people Amir felt forced to choose between in The Kite Runner?

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Earlier in the story, Amir also feels that he has to choose between his father, Baba, and his servant/friend, Hassan. Amir's jealousy of his father's affection toward Hassan led him to sabotage the family unity by planting a watch and money under Hassan's mattress. Expecting Hassan to be punished for stealing, Amir assumes that Baba will expel him from the household, leaving him alone as the receiver of his father's love. However, his plan backfires somewhat when Baba forgives Hassan instead. Ali and Hassan leave the house in disgrace, but Amir comes to realize that his deed did nothing but leave him with a lifetime of guilt.

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