Tag Archives: child

Who is vulnerable here?

Sometimes the notion of statutory rape is more for the protection of the parents than the protection of the “child.”

This story is possibly true, but impossibly meaningless.

A man who has outlived his child walks into an office. A professional explains the neurochemical composition of his sadness.

Were they being “Chinese” in becoming “American”?

Out of economic concerns, the parents wanted their children to act like Americans. Out of a sense of duty, the Chinese children would do so.