Q: What's goingon with teens that makes them act, as you put it in your new book, "crazy"? A: Neurologically, their brains are going through an explosion of growth, getting ready for the great leap into adulthood. But there’s neurologic fallout from the renovation process: emotional processing speed gets slowed down, they’re less able to read adult emotional cues.
Mordecai and Cathy's civil marriage was something that devastated the family back home, for it went against the tribe. When news of the proposed nuptial with a shiksa (gentile) reached Montreal, Mordecai’s older brother Avrum sent off a long letter in an attempt to dissuade him.By M.G. VASSANJI9 min
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