The Rules of the Asian Body in America

On my wife’s battle with cancer during a fraught time for healthcare and immigration

Matthew Salesses
Apr 3, 2018 · 21 min read

What are the rules we expect the body to follow?

When my wife, Cathreen, had our second child, on Thanksgiving Day 2016, we expected her body to return to its pre-pregnant state. For nearly the entire nine months, Cathreen had…