Freedom In Afric The Road To Freedom

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The road to freedom is a very rough path. Many have it and some do not. Too many freedoms are worth more than gold and to obtain this is worth the risk. For Papken Infarbian or formally was known as Azo in Muslim went through the trails to survive and obtain freedom to live with his bloodline. Azo was born in 1906 in Amasia, Turkey. He grew up during the trails of World War I and a target on his Armenia bloodline. When he was forced out of his home in 1915 young Azo was forced to see the horrors of life that no one should see. In Azo’s world, the way to freedom would have to go through slavery in order to survive, for Azo that was freedom. But, to achieve freedom Azo would have to experience the positives, negatives and the suffering that would …show more content…
As said before Azo was given to his second master because he was a giavour. When he was told how close he was almost forced into a camp. (26:1) Because of the famine that was rising; food had to be cut. This would lead to the master having to feed his family first then what would be called the non-essentials. Azo starving as he was as he was due to lack of food he was forced to steal from not only his various masters but nearby families as well. (40-45) If lack of food or almost being to sent to a camp was not bad enough Azo was lack of sleep and at various times forced to work while being ill. As a shepherd, Azo would not be able to sleep without the risk of losing his sheeps or being beaten by his masters. (80:1) During the time of his ninth master, he got so sick that Azo could not stand up. When Azo finally was able to stand up he was put straight back to work even with the pain. (99:3) Even with all the hardships that Azo suffered he was still able to find the positives and overcome his fate of being …show more content…
In Azo’s case, he did such thing. But, he would not find freedom all by himself. Those who he would call his friends or for the lack of better term heroes would risk everything, to get not only themselves out but even risk everything for Azo. Those who helped him the most were Cheko and Resho. These two helped Azo get out of his more brutal masters. First Cheko who came up with the idea two ways to get free from his seventh master while the first one failed badly. When the second plan went off, he left Cheko as advice and escaped into the mountains. (91:2) Some time will pass until he would meet Resho. The stay together was a very short intern of his experiences. The plan was simple leave at night and make it to the orphanage in a day. This was very easily pulled off. (102-103) Even all the dangers Azo would face he would keep pushing no matter what the case, When he escaped with Resho, Azo had to use willpower to keep pushing even after being sick. (104:3). It is because of kindness that Azo was able to survive as long as he did. The masters who took him even those who abused him could have just killed him and got it over but they did not. They took him in gave Azo a job, a home, and food. In turn, saved him from

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