Sections 8-9 Summary

A week after Henry is assigned to the advance media team, he meets Kwang. As Henry works on Kwang’s schedule with Janice, the politician walks into campaign headquarters. Henry watches Kwang from a distance as the man makes his way across the room, shaking hands and otherwise acknowledging all the volunteers. Henry notices that Kwang seems to have a special affinity for Eduardo, the other member of Henry’s media team. Both Kwang and Eduardo, Henry has learned, practiced boxing at one time. When Kwang comes up to Eduardo, the two of them pretend to jab at one another as if they were in the midst of a bout. After they are finished, Kwang finally looks at Henry, and Henry shares a sense of recognition with the man. Henry’s...

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