Blow The Nuclear Family Up

Great-grandfather chasing pig, and great-granddaughter

What is a family? The western idea is that it’s a mother, father and a few children. The rest of the world is like, what’s what? Down here, family is everything and everywhere. It’s like asking a fish what’s water.

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Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer living in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sign up for my newsletter at www.indi.ca, and you can reach me at indi@indi.ca.

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