Dark at the Crossing Characters

Elliot Ackerman
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Haris Abadi

Haris Abadi had been born in Iraq. His mother died giving birth to his sister, Samia. Then his father started to work too much and eventually abandoned them. Haris worked as a translator for the Americans in Iraq until he could save up enough money to move his sister and himself to America. He also earned American citizenship through his work.

In Iraq, Haris felt bad for the people whom he had to translate for when Jim interrogated them. He told one boy, Kareem Tamad, that if he told him where his uncle was residing, then he would call him before the Americans' arrival so that his uncle could flee. However, Kareem set off a bomb when the Americans arrived. It blew Jim's legs off. He got infected and soon after died. Haris felt guilty for that.

In Michigan, Haris had worked as a custodian and paid...

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