Never Fall Down - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

Patricia McCormick
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Arn counts time in seasons. So far, they have worked through eight harvests which means they have been with the Khmer Rouge for two and a half years. Another way to mark time is by the amount of times that they are given clean clothes; or by how often they are allowed to wash in the pond. Each prisoner is given one shirt and one pair of pants two or three times a year. They are the only possessions that the prisoners are allowed. Every six weeks or so, they are allowed to jump into the pond. Arn thinks about how he used to play in the water as a boy, and knows that fun things are dangerous now. Girls and boys are separated for bath time and Kha tells Arn and Siv that they can see the girls naked from under the building...

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