Hoang Minh Tri My mother told me I was born prematurely on a summer day in 1979, seven months into her pregnancy. The previous night, she’d been hit by a drunkard on a bicycle by the Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi. This stayed with me for my entire childhood. I still remember the wintery nights, my head in her lap, asking her if she was in pain, why that guy hit her or if she was sad because I was a sickly child. For a long time, I would keep my distance from pregnant women whenever I went out. I was afraid I would hurt them somehow, that their children would also be born prematurely and suffer from a childhood with stunted growth, severe headaches and incessant trips to the hospital like I did. Even when I became an adult and got my own motorbike and car, that irrational fear still lurked somewhere in the crevices of my mind. Drunk drivers are no strangers on the streets of Vietnam. The men in this country somehow firmly believe in their alcohol tolerance, no matter how much they drink. Even when they can barely walk in a straight line after a night at the… Read full this story
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