I have a bad habit of wanting to adopt people, and one of the people I would like to adopt is Jay.
Jay without a last name Jay
Jay from Serial Jay.
I know we are all deeply imperfect, flawed, untrustworthy, which makes adoption risky for all parties, but the way Jay was described in this week’s Serial podcast made me want to adopt him.
It seems to me, a kid like Jay deserved a chance. And if he told a messy version of the truth–some version of the truth, then he was one more victim of a terrible, terrible crime.
That is something that echoes in nearly all the voices in this story–people now in there 30s grappling with a violent loss.
The effect of the murder of Hae Min Lee was so devastating for so many.
Where do you go? Where would you go with such a fragile, unbearable story?