Finally Raleigh tells Kathy that it could be helpful for her to come to Baton Rouge to assist his attempts to get Zeitoun’s case dismissed. She calls Adnan, Zeitoun’s cousin, who is relieved to hear that Zeitoun is all right. He tells Kathy she can stay with him and his wife in an apartment they’ve rented for the month.
Kathy relies once again on her broad web of family and other connections. She can do this because the couple had become so enmeshed in their larger community in the years before they had to rely on it.