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Vulnerable Man

‘The Kite Runner’ — For You, a Thousand Times Over, My Friend

The poignant and heartbreaking tale of two Afghan boys.

Amir and Hassan in The Kite Runner.
Photo: Dreamworks Pictures

About a year ago, my mother told me a story about my childhood friend and I that I’ve never heard before. We were only a few years old, and our mothers hadn’t been speaking to each other because of some disagreement they had at the time — they were on a break, if you…

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Akos Peterbencze

Akos Peterbencze

Freelance Grinder. Staff writer at Looper. Bylines: Paste Mag, Humungus, and more. You can find me tweeting about pop culture at 2 AM (@akospeterbencze)