Man's inhumanity to
man son, illustrated: Chained to a lamp post, the terrified Chinese boy whose poverty-stricken father tried to sell him on the street:
Yong Tsui put up a small table with a sign on it giving his son's age, name, and his capacity for hard work. He took bids from strangers to take the boy off his hands.Then they caught him in a chokehold. Click above for photos.
But when interested parties began to ask how easy it would be to feed him, passers-by decided enough was enough.
Horrifying, absolutely. But that last bit is mildly comforting.
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