Chapter 21 Summary
The bombings continue, and Greg is heartbroken at the reality that many of the children who are casualties of the war are from his Central Asia Institute (CAI) schools. He continues to get hate mail as well as occasional letters of encouragement. He determines to speak when he has the opportunity, and in a small basement room with only six people, Greg impresses Representative Mary Bono. She says she learned more from him than in all the Capitol Hill briefings she has heard and invites him to speak before Congress when it reconvenes.
Mortenson returns to Pakistan in February and is encouraged that some of the cities that had been too dangerous to visit are probably now...
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