A Life in the Day

A wife trapped in an abusive marriage seeks help—and makes a shocking discovery


Mrs. He had been abused. She sat in the park, phone in hand, scrolling through the calendar.

The weather was unbelievably good, the grass as green as could be.


Mrs. Huang walked by her.

Huang: Oh dear!

She knew what went on in her neighbor’s home. She took out a fine silk scarf, and wiped the blood from He’s face. “He hit you again? What happened?”

He: I don’t know. He went crazy over nothing.

Huang: There’s always a reason, otherwise why would he hit you?

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Translated By

Moy Hau is a contributing writer at The World of Chinese.

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