Describe the family Ishmael goes to live with after his eight-month rehabilitation. Who are they? How is he related to them? What does he think of them? Is he entirely honest with them? Which members of his new family is Ishmael closest to?
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I'm not sure exactly where you are (chapter 19?) but after the rehab centre Beah moves in with his Uncle. Beah arrives in his new home and is treated to a feast prepared by Aunt Sallay. Allie, the oldest of his new “siblings” shows Beah around and tells him where he will sleep. Beah quickly assimilates to the ways of the family, although he is unable to speak frankly about his time in the military. Allie takes Beah dancing; Beah meets a girl whom he later begins dating, but the relationship does not develop because Beah cannot find words to express his days as a child soldier.