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“Baba, I read Dr. Schnieder’s biography in the waiting room. He was born in Michigan. Michigan! He’s American, a lot more American than you or I will ever be.” (155)

Which of the following is reinforced when Amir says this to his father after pulling him out of the pulmonologist’s examining room?


Baba will never be comfortable with a doctor who is not Afghani.


Even in illness, Baba’s stubbornness and pride will dictate his choices.


Neither Amir nor Baba will ever feel assimilated into American culture.


Amir is growing frustrated with Baba’s anger over the Russian invasion.


Baba tends to make snap judgements without considering all of the relevant factors.

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