Joyful, Painful, Surreal: Life As a Parent
The intensity of the parent-child relationship, with its high emotional stakes, life-and-death responsibility, and inescapable physical proximity, makes for powerful stories.
It’s difficult to accept the idea of receiving Teresita so soon, but I don’t want to hurt her, either.
Iranian author Kader Abdolah describes the plight of a father seeking a burial place for his murdered dissident son.
“We needed some liquid gold,” Milla says very seriously.
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It was by accident that Doña Toña decided to sell her daughters’ tears.