More on the Asoke Acid Attack

Dear Thailand –, September 16, 2011
…Do you know how it feels to watch a loved one’s eyes melt? Not metaphorically. But to watch them disintegrate. As our taxi driver kept up a bilingual patter about the fastest route to the hospital, Roy’s eyes began to shed their outer membrane like jelly. It hung there like frozen tears…

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One Response to More on the Asoke Acid Attack

  1. John says:

    Why does the author address Thailand collectively, as if the entire country is responsible for what would obviously be the work of a very troubled person? I don’t know about you, but if I was the victim of a similar incident in my own country I doubt very much I would address my account of the incident to the nation as a whole. I get it, she wasn’t happy here even before this happened, but still. She ends her piece by telling ‘Thailand’ that she never loved her, and that she is moving to China. Oh man oh man, talk about jumping out of the frying pan and into the fire.

    P.S. Did I miss the part about her reporting this to the police? Not doing so is completely irresponsible, even in ‘Thailand’.

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