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Vietnam’s parents want a dragon son

February 14, 2012

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The desire for a male heir is particularly strong in an unusually auspicious yearMarianne Brown Guardian Weekly, Tuesday 14 February 2012 Dragon children? Babies are held by their mothers in the northern province of Bac Ninh, Vietnam. Photograph: Hoang Dinh Nam/Getty When Hai overheard her mother-in-law telling her husband to have an extramarital affair so […]

In Vietnamese Village, Stitching the Wounds of Human Trafficking

August 17, 2011

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Justin Mott for The New York TimesMa Thi Mi was sold for marriage in China. She now works with Vang Thi Mai’s co-op in Hop Tien making crafts to be sold to tourists. More Photos » August 16, 2011By JULIE COHN HOP TIEN, Vietnam — Rare visitors to Hop Tien often catch a first glimpse […]