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Can I Ask You Something?

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I got up. “Come on, Sohrab,” I said in Farsi. Sohrab slid next to me, rested his head on my hip. I remembered the Polaroid of him and Hassan standing that same way. “Can I ask you something, Mr. Andrews?”
“Yes.”
“Do you have children?”
For the first time, he blinked.
“Well, do you? It’s a simple question.”
He was silent.
“I thought so,” I said, taking Sohrab’s hand. “They ought to put someone in your chair who knows what it’s like to want a child.”

What piece of information is later revealed that makes this reaction by Amir in chapter 24 regrettable?

A

Raymond Andrews had already granted Amir permission to adopt Sohrab.

B

Raymond Andrews is so offended he refuses to help Amir any further.

C

Raymond Andrews had a daughter who died.

D

Raymond Andrews uses this exchange as justification to deny the application for adoption.

E

Raymond Andrews is the only person who can help Amir get Sohrab out of the country.