Summary Of Grennan's Little Princes

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In Little Princes, Grennan grows to become someone whose compassion for the lost children trumps everything else, including his own comfort and safety. Before he had that compassion, however, Grennan was not so enthusiastic about taking care of orphan children. For instance, he didn’t care enough to listen at his volunteer orientation, and missed important information about Nepali culture such as the basic custom of calling men and women “brother” and “sister” (17). His actions give away his feelings of indifference and self-centeredness. Right before Grennan meets the Little Princes children, he expresses his doubts: “I hadn’t realized until that moment how much I did not want to walk through that gate” (16). Additionally, at the end of his
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