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Ba Ngoai

I was eleven before I knew her real name – Le Thi Canh. We called her Ba ngoai – Ba for female of the grandparents’ generation, and ngoai of the maternal line, the ‘outside family’ that has to earn acceptance … Continue reading

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It seems to me that babies face steep odds in crafting memories. They have only crude tools to chisel with, their neural substrate is limited, and they spend most of their lives sleeping, shut off from external stimuli. But developmental … Continue reading

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