When I’m Big, Will I Go to Jail Like Daddy?

“Momma, when I’m big will I go to jail like Daddy?”  That was little Adam’s question for his mother when I came to visit their house, just before leaving the village of al-Tuwani for a brief trip home to the United States. Adam is three years old. His mother tells me that he wants his father to come home from jail and bring him ice cream. “Adam is upset,” she says. Looking at her eyes, I can tell that she is too. So am I.

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