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Iqbal

By Emily J.
Canada, Age 11

Iqbal is a story the grade 6's are reading, it is a story about child labor. The main character is Iqbal. The setting is in Pakistan, Lahore. Iqbal was forced to go into child labor to pay off his family's dept, he ended up working with a young girl named Fatima. They were the same age and both thee for the same reason. After leaving the tombe Iqbal ran away and ran to the market hoping that there would be to many people there for the men that were looking for him to find. They said it is a very interesting story and they cant wat to finish it.