A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story - Chapters Four - Six Summary & Analysis

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Chapters Four - Six Summary

Chapter Four. Southern Sudan, 2008. When Nya returns home with the water, her mother gives her a bowl of sorghum meal to eat. When she is finished eating, her mother gives her back the now empty plastic bottle and tells her to take her five-year-old sister Akeer to the pond with her, because it is time that she started to learn to fetch water. Though she knows that Akeer will slow her down, she takes her sister's hand and starts back to the pond for the second time that day.

Southern Sudan, 1985. When the small group of people reach Auntie's house, Salva sees no one from his family. Auntie asks if the group will take Salva with them, and although there is some grumbling about having another mouth to feed, one of the men says that since Salva...

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