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Thousand Splendid Suns

By morg
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    A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • Afghanistan is the only country to vote against the admission of Pakistan to the UN

  • The Declaration of the Rights of the Child is adopted by the UN.

  • Mariam is born in Herat

  • Marmiam asks to see her fathers cinemas for her birthday

  • Nana hangs herself

  • The CN tower in Toronto is built.

  • Tariq is born.

  • Mariam turned nineteen. A man was murdered in Kabul.

  • Vietnam attacks Cambodia.

  • Laila is born to Hakim and Fariba

  • Afghanistan signed a treaty in Geneva. The Soviets should be out of Afghanistan within nine months.

  • Laila and her family watched one of the last Soviet convoys exit the city.

  • Soviet war in Afghanistan: The last Soviet Union armored column leaves Kabul, ending 9 years of military occupation.

  • Mullah Faizulla dies of natural causes

  • Heavy fghting in West Kabul

  • Mariam and Laila are both married to Rasheed now.

  • Aziza is born.

  • The first corrected images from the Hubble Telescope are taken.

  • Mariam and Laila have gone from enemies to friends.

  • Rasheed is starting to assume that Aziza isn't his.

  • The Taliban start to invade Afghanistan more.

  • NATO invites the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland to join the alliance for 1999.

  • Zalami is born, Laila and Rasheed's spoiled son.

  • Tariq comes to Kabul to find Laila.

  • Mariam murders Rasheed.

  • Mariam gets put in jail, and eventually given the death penalty.

  • Laila, Tariq, Aziza and Zalami all go to Pakistan together to start a new life.

  • Aziza gets put into an orphanage.

  • Hamid Karzai is sworn in as head of the interim government in Afghanistan.