A Constellation of Vital Phenomena Themes & Motifs

Anthony Marra
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Saving Havaa's Life

The entire book is devoted to the people who work to save Havaa's life. Havaa is the daughter of Dokka. Khassan rusheed Dokka and his wife to the hospital for Havaa's birth and Khassan talked about the delivery. Though dictates of the day prohibited men from being present for the birth, both Dokka and Khassan remained for Havaa's birth. Khassan wrote about those moments after Havaa's birth, including how tenderly her parents held her.

Natasha served as midwife for Havaa's birth. Havaa was one of dozens of babies she delivered, but Dokka never forgot Natasha's role. When Natasha showed up at Dokka's house as a refugee, he immediately recognized her and welcomed her. When Natasha insisted that she was leaving, Dokka gave her a gun for protection. She asked why he was giving her the gun and Dokka said he wants to take care...

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