Heartbreaking story. I can not imagine the pain I would have felt being away from my own children for years. It must be terribly difficult knowing what is the right thing to do. The whole conflict between if nobody like you hired her, she would have been out of money, but by hiring her you are the one keeping her away from her own family. It is quite a universal problem though. It is like the clothes we buy which are made by sweatshop workers. We could have chosen to not buy those but then those people would be out of a job.

Geek dad, living in Oslo, Norway with passion for UX, Julia programming, science, teaching, reading and writing.

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