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Essay: Girls are as good as boys

Recently, I watched a TV programme about the widening gender imbalance in China that has resulted from the country’s one-child policy and its people’s traditional preference for boys over girls.  The report suggested that, if the trend continues, there will … Continue reading

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Memoir: My mother’s last smile

When the eighth month approaches each year, I cannot help thinking of my deceased mother — August 4th is the day she died.  In the essay “On Euthanasia”, posted on my last blog, I described how my mother had gone … Continue reading

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Essay: On Euthanasia

At the end of April this year, I had a sad experience when I had to euthanize Malice, my feline companion for nine years.  I wrote the details of this painful event in an essay, “Euthanasia for Malice”, which I … Continue reading

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