Bashkim's Father In We Are Called To Rise

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We are called to Rise by Laura McBride, one the character is Bashkim’s father. His name is Sadik Ahmeti. He came to the United States with his family from Albania. Ahmeti was in prison while he was in Albania, and he has negative views of police men since he has been in prison. Nene’s death has affected Bashkim’s father in many ways. As a result of his wife’s death, Bashkim’s father might lose his children. Since Nene’s death Ahmeti has been in prison and then he went into mental hospital. He has never seen his children since the shooting incident. “Mine children are mine. They place with me. I am not going to be here much longer……..”(204). For this reason, people might think he is unstable man who cannot raise his children properly which

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