Chapter 18 Summary
In a sports store in Minnesota, the Director of the Central Asia Institute (CAI) is setting up chairs for a slide presentation in hopes of garnering donations from those in attendance. Greg has put on some weight and is sweating with his effort, but the organization’s funds are perilously low so these kinds of activities must be done. When he is not in Pakistan, Greg gives a presentation every week; it is something he hates, but even a bad night’s donations of a few hundred dollars could make the difference for the children of Pakistan, so he endures. When it is time to begin, he sees nothing but empty chairs. The posters on local college campuses and his morning radio interviews had...
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