Family Life - Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

Akhil Sharma
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Ajay has been applying for colleges. Every time a letter arrives, the family prayed, just as they did when Birju's letter from the Bronx High School of Science came in the mail. Most of the letters were rejections, but eventually an acceptance letter comes from Princeton University. Though typically a happy occasion, Ajay wants no credit for getting accepted into Princeton. He states that it's all his mother's doing. For the first time in what seems like many months, the author shows an interaction between Ajay and Birju, where Ajay asks his brother how long he will keep lying there. Ajay is keenly aware of the fact that if not for the accident, Birju would be graduating college that year.

Ajay is now the one who gets requests to go to people's homes, since he is an example of an Indian boy who worked...

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