The Broken Cord - Chapters 7 through 9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 7 through 9 Summary and Analysis

In chapter seven, Adam turns six in 1974 and Denis Daigle helps complete the adoption of a second son. Michael names him Sava for a fisherman he knew in Alaska. Sava is two years old when Michael adopts him. One day Michael is working in his office and the boys are playing in the bathtub when he hears Sava telling Adam to get out of the tub. Michael, sensing something is wrong, rushes to the bathroom and finds Adam having a seizure. He begins to do artificial respiration and suddenly realizes that having two parents would give Adam a better chance because he also needs to call for help. Adam eventually stops seizing and recovers.

Adam is enrolled in Cornish Elementary School and his first grade teacher, Alice Hendrick, spends a great deal of extra time with Adam, finally teaching...

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