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When We Were Orphans Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 20 Summary

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Chapter 20 Summary

Christopher and Akira continue on to find the house. Christopher takes care of Akira's wounds. They eventually decide to stop for the night. In the morning Akira talks about dreaming of when he was a young boy. Christopher immediately interprets this to mean the childhood they shared and they talk about this for a while. Then Akira starts talking about his five-year-old son and becomes very sad.

They continue on their way and finally find the East Furnace, which is the landmark the Lieutenant had advised Christopher to look for. Christopher finds a name board on the ground and asks Akira if it says, "Yeh Cheh." Akira is at first unsure, but becomes relatively convinced that it is. Christopher looks at the house across and he knows that it is the house where his parents are. Akira is hesitant. Just then, a six year old girl comes...

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