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1. Where is Amir’s mother? -> She ran off with the circus
2. Ali and Hassan are Hazaras. What does this mean? -> They’re part of an ethnic minority
3. What does Baba give to Hassan for his birthday? -> A surgery to correct his harelip
4. What happens to Hassan in the alleyway after the winter kite-fighting tournament? -> He is attacked by a wild dog
5. How does Amir respond to the events in the alleyway? -> He runs away without intervening
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