Outcasts United - Part One: Changes, Chapters 1 - 4 Summary & Analysis

Warren St. John
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Hassan and Sawsan al-Mufleh called their first child Luma which means “dark lips.” The al-Muflehs were a wealthy couple who lived in Amman, Jordan. Luma was shy like her father, Hassan. Hassan had hopes that his eldest child would marry and live near the family home. However, Luma had an independent streak. She was also protective of the weak and defenseless. Luma was sent to the American Community School in Amman where American expatriates and the elite of Jordan sent their children including the children of King Hussein and Queen Noor.

While away at school, Luma was also away from the reality of the poor and suffering of her country. Luma’s grandmother Munawar was always kind to the poor. She always helped beggars who knocked at her door. At ACS Luma played basketball, volleyball, soccer and baseball. Her athleticism...

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