Dolls, Belief, Hyenas, Disney, China

A Natural Mother

Bianca Giaever | Believer | 1st June 2019

The story, poignant and at times deeply troubling, of an intellectually disabled young woman, Vivia, who wants to be a mother, and is persuaded instead to adopt a doll, Emma, as her child. “With Emma, Vivia attracted attention. Usually, the interactions began with shock and concern from passers by…

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