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Mariam is just fifteen whilst she is shipped to Kabul to marry Rasheed. approximately 20 years later, a friendship grows among Mariam and an area teen, Laila, as robust because the ties among mom and daughter. whilst the Taliban take over, existence turns into a determined fight opposed to hunger, brutality and worry. but love can flow someone to behave in unforeseen methods, and make them triumph over the main daunting stumbling blocks with a startling heroism.
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