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Of Beetles and Angels: A Boy's Remarkable Journey from a Refugee Camp to Harvard Chapter Summary & Analysis - Days of Mischief - Coffee Tales Summary

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Days of Mischief - Coffee Tales Summary and Analysis

Days of Mischief

In Sudan, there was a special annual celebration in which the villagers built a huge bonfire. They would gather large sticks and turn them into torches and run around the village from house to house. They would cry out that it would be a new year filled with peace and nothing bad could harm them. The author realized that the Amerikhans had a similar holiday. They called it Halloween. On that date, children would go from house to house making adults smile. They would use witches and other creatures of hell instead of fire, and the children would get showered with candy and fruit and money.

This quickly became the children's favorite holiday, and by their second year of celebrating it, they already had a plan. They would go out two times...

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