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In the wake of Tabitha's death, Valentino's American friends worry for his state of mind. They all apologize for their country, but Valentino guesses they worry more about of what he is now capable. He says the media are full of stories about Sudanese people committing criminal acts. He tells the story of a Sudanese man who refused to let his Sudanese wife travel to Atlanta to see her family. His wife went anyway and on her return, the man killed her. Valentino says the problem is culture. For example, women in Sudan are expected to do what men say without question, but in America they are given more freedom, which is confusing to some Sudanese men. He goes onto say that he thinks Dumalu killed Tabitha because she aborted his baby. Such a thing would never be allowed in Sudan, where sex...

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