The Art of Hearing Heartbeats - Part I, Chapter 12 – Part II, Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Part I, Chapter 12 – This chapter continues relating events from Tin Win's childhood. He begins to notice that his vision is becoming blurred. It gets so bad that it seems he is constantly looking through a milky, white cloth. After turning ten, everything goes black. Taking Tin Win to the local doctor, Su Kyi is informed that Tin Win’s sight might return as mysteriously as it had gone.

Part I, Chapter 13 – Tin Win struggles on a daily basis with his blindness, readjusting to new routines. While the doctor assures Tin Win that his other senses will make up for his sight, this does not happen for Tin Win. Things only get worse. School especially becomes difficult. Su Kyi is sure that Tin Win will one day commit suicide.

Part I, Chapter 14 – In the present, U Ba pauses his story...

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