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دوره: داستان های کوتاه / فصل: دور افتادن از جهان / درس 2

داستان های کوتاه

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Falling Away From The World

Twelve-year-old Georgi had been sleeping for nearly a year.

Who had been sleeping? Georgi had been sleeping. How long had Georgi been sleeping? Georgi had been sleeping for nearly a year.

He had lost consciousness shortly after his family found out they would be kicked out of Sweden.

What had he lost? He had lost consciousness. Where would they be kicked out of? They would be kicked out of Sweden.

Georgi and his family are refugees.

Are Georgi and his family refugees? Yes, Georgi and his family are refugees.

Seven years before, they escaped religious persecution in their home country.

What did they escape? They escaped religious persecution in their home country.

They had made a new home in Sweden.

Where had they made a new home? They had made a new home in Sweden.

Although Sweden is one of Europe’s most welcoming countries for refugees, it has become stricter.

Is Sweden one of Europe’s most unwelcoming countries for refugees? No, Sweden is not one of Europe’s most unwelcoming countries for refugees.

Sweden is one of Europe’s most welcoming countries for refugees. Has it become stricter? Yes, it has become stricter.

When the official-looking letter arrived from the government, Georgi’s parents couldn’t read Swedish, so Georgi read it out loud to his entire family.

Could Georgi’s parents read Swedish? No, Georgi’s parents couldn’t read Swedish. Who read it out loud? Georgi read it out loud.

The letter said that the family would be deported.

What did the letter say? The letter said that the family would be deported.

That’s when things took a turn for the worse.

Did things take a turn for the better? No, things didn’t take a turn for the better. Things took a turn for the worse.

Georgi dropped the letter on the floor and went to bed.

What did Georgi drop on the floor? Georgi dropped the letter on the floor.

He would remain in a mysterious deep sleep for nearly a year.

How long would he remain in a mysterious deep sleep? He would remain in a mysterious deep sleep for nearly a year.

His family tried everything to wake him.

Who tried everything to wake him? His family tried everything to wake him.

And his friends and teacher visited him daily and wrote him letters. Nothing worked.

How often did his friends and teacher visit him? His friends and teacher visited him daily. Did anything work? No, nothing worked.

Georgi wasn’t alone, and he wasn’t faking it. He was wasting away.

Who wasn’t alone? Georgi wasn’t alone. Was he getting stronger? No, he was not getting stronger. He was wasting away.

Like many other refugee children facing deportation, a feeding tube was inserted down his throat to keep him alive.

What was inserted down his throat? A feeding tube was inserted down his throat.

In Sweden, in the early 2000s, many children whose families were being deported began to fall into a deep sleep.

Did many children fall into a deep sleep? Yes, many children fell into a deep sleep. When did they fall into a deep sleep? In the early 2000s, they fell into a deep sleep.

By 2005, more than 400 children were affected, remaining in bed, sometimes for years.

How many children were affected by 2005? By 2005, more than 400 children were affected.

Since then, many more have suffered, including Georgi.

How many more have suffered since then? Since then, many more have suffered

Georgi’s doctor said, “I think it is a form of protection, this coma they are in…They are like Snow White. They just fall away from the world.” Who said “They just fall away from the world”? Georgi’s doctor said, “They just fall away from the world.” Does Georgi’s doctor think their coma is a form of protection? Yes, Georgi’s doctor thinks their coma is a form of protection.

When the government heard about Georgi’s condition from his doctor, they allowed the family to stay put in Sweden.

Did the government kick the family out of Sweden? No, the government did not kick the family out of Sweden. The government allowed the family to stay put in Sweden.

Within two weeks of hearing the good news, Georgi began to wake up.

What happened within two weeks of hearing the good news? Within two weeks of hearing the good news, Georgi began to wake up.

Though his recovery was arduous, he slowly learned to open his eyes, walk and talk.

What did he slowly learn to do? He slowly learned to open his eyes, walk and talk.

Within a few months, he was strong enough to start school again.

What was he strong enough to start again? He was strong enough to start school again.

Georgi says he was completely unaware of the outside world during his months in bed.

Who says he was completely unaware of the outside world? Georgi says he was completely unaware of the outside world.

He describes feeling as if he were in a glass box deep in the ocean.

Does he describe feeling as if he were in a glass box deep in the ocean? Yes, he describes feeling as if he were in a glass box deep in the ocean.

He said he had to remain still and silent or the glass would break causing the water to rush in and kill him.

What would break? The glass would break. What would rush in and kill him?

The water would rush in and kill him.

He says, “Now I understand that it wasn’t real at all. But, at that time, it was very difficult, because every move could kill you. I was living there.” Who said, “every move could kill you. I was living there.”? Georgi said, “every move could kill you. I was living there.” Does he understand that it wasn’t real? Yes, he understands that it wasn’t real.

Doctors remain baffled by the hundreds of sleeping refugee children that have only been found in Sweden.

Who remains baffled? Doctors remain baffled. Have sleeping refugee children been found anywhere else? No, sleeping refugee children have not been found anywhere else. Sleeping refugee children have only been found in Sweden.

So far, the only theory is that the children are so afraid to return to their home country, and they feel so helpless, that they give up hope.

What are the children afraid of? The children are afraid of returning to their home country. What do they give up? They give up hope.

Basically, they lose the will to live.

Do they lose the will to live? Yes, they lose the will to live.

And the only cure is being allowed to stay.

What is the only cure? The only cure is being allowed to stay

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