The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope - Part 2 - Chapters 3 and 4 Summary & Analysis

William Kamkwamba
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Chapter 3 - William describes how, when his Uncle John died unexpectedly, he struggled to feel the same sort of grief as everyone else in the family, and in the community (see "Quotes," p. 47). He also describes how his father passed on everything to do with John's business to his oldest son Jeremiah, who wasted all the profits on drinking and partying to the point where the business failed completely. That, combined with a change in the government's priorities, resulting from a change in leadership, meant that for William's family, farming became much more challenging and much less financially rewarding. A short time later, William's uncle Socrates moved into the family compound, bringing with him several daughters and a dog, Khamba, who quickly attached himself to William and joinsed him on his hunting expeditions with Geoffrey and another cousin, Charity...

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