Cover Photo: A photograph of the author as a toddler, sitting in the back seat of a car, looking at the camera
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Traveling With My Parents Taught Me “Growing Up” Is Not “Growing Old”

My parents were old. It was time to take seriously the last years we had left. That is not, of course, how they saw things.


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Thu-Huong Ha is an American writer and critic. Read more about her work at