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Happy birthday
Summary of Happy Birthday
The story is about an old man and a young boy, who are 7 years old. They lived in ruins in seven years without official permission to be alive. They gets some documents from the solidiers, to fill out some information about their age, and the old man didn’t know the boy’s age or birthdate. If they don’t have documents, they can’t get food, shelter or clothing. But the boy and old man gets all that by the digging in the catacombs of cellars beneath the shattered city to steal at night.
They decides to celebrate the boy’s birthday next day, and the old man takes the boy to a peacefull place, which he never had been before. They found a smooth, dry table, where they eat their lunch and after the old man said to the boy, he is too young and when he are older, he’ll remember and wants to come back to this place. The old man closed his eyes and they fall asleep and when the old man wakes up, the boy is gone, but he found him later.
Characterize the boy and the old man
The young boy most be 7 years old, because it shows he doesn’t gets presents in the last six years of his life. The general information about his birthdate and name are unknown.
On a day, the war endered, the boy’s mother is a refugee woman, who had left a baby to the old man and never returned back. That’s how the old man gets the young boy.

The young boy had lived his whole life in a cellar in a crushed city so therefore he can’t remember so much about the war. It can be the reason for he doesn’t has the same view on soldiers and tanks like the old man, who take care of…...

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