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reaffirmed

It’s a strange thing when something dark shines a light for you. I just learned about something very dark: designer babies. It's when parent(s) have another child for the primary/sole purpose of being service dogs and/or living donors to a sick/disabled older sibling. One example was from a movie called My Sister's Keeper, where a little… Continue reading reaffirmed

Journal

red & white

One of my New Years resolutions was to get closer to my Japanese roots, particularly in how we celebrate holidays. Following New Year itself, the first on the list was St. Valentine's Day. As of some decades ago, when Western holidays grew in popularity in Japan, it's tradition for girls/women to give chocolate and other… Continue reading red & white