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From September 2, 2008 to June 12, 2009 the students of Kite Runner High have participated in numerous kite fighting competitions, creative writing events, and witnessed a war. The students of Kite Runner High have faced adversity and become accustomed to the new life ahead of them.

Assef

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"The Brass Knuckled Bully"

"The One Eyed Assef"

MOST LIKELY TO JOIN THE TALIBAN

"Hate is more lasting than dislike." Adolf Hitler

Favorite Book: Biography of Adolf Hitler

Clubs: Jujitsu, UFC, a frequent attendee of detention

Assef hopes to continue his career with the Taliban and soon increase his rank to the head general.

Amir

Nickname: "The Wimp"

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Activities, Clubs, Sports: Kite Club, Journalism Club

Quote: Imagination is more

important than knowledge.

Music/Hobbies: Afghani Classical Music, Flying Kites

Favorite Book: To Kill a Mockingbird

Most Likely to be a rich and famous writer

Future plans: Go to journalism school and take creative writing classes to become a writer

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Hassan and Amir

Hassan

Nickname: "The Golden Retriever"

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Hassan

Hobbies: Kite Flying, Sling Shots, and Track

Activities: Listening to books on tapes

MOST LIKELY TO GO ON AN ADVENTURE

Plans for the future: Teach his son how to stand up for himself

Favorite book: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

"Always remember to go after your dreams."

Baba

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Baba

Nickname: "Party Animal"

Activities: Constructing businesses and making buildings

"Theft is the most vile thing a person can do to another"

Hobbies: Loves to throw parties

Favorite Book: Things Fall Apart

MOST LIKELY TO: Stand up for others

Plans for the future: Live the rest of his life with no more regret

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Soraya


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Activities: A member of NHS. Soraya also mentors at the elementary school. She tutors anyone who asks free of charge.

"Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming." -Goethe

Hobbies: Reading

Soraya's favorite novel is The Scarlet Letter

MOST LIKELY TO: Teach the underprivileged

Future Plans: To obtain a teaching degree from the local college and hopefully become a college professor.