The Kite Runner

Why does Amir recount the story about the nursing woman and Ali's belief that feeding from the same breast leads to a kinship stronger than time?

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Amir is Hassan's half brother and friend. Although aware that Hassan is a dreaded Hazara, Amir feels a strong kinship and bond with him. Amir, in his own childish way, explains this bond through the breast milk analogy.