Wednesday, March 18, 2009

China's last eunuch spills sex secrets

China's last eunuch spills sex secrets

Okay so I click on the link for that headline not really expecting what to read in the article but it sounded like a nice enough diversion and a chance to learn things about a people and culture that I dont know much about.

But nothing, nothing could have prepared me for the first sentence of the article...

BEIJING (Reuters) - Only two memories brought tears to Sun Yaoting's eyes in old age -- the day his father cut off his genitals, and the day his family threw away the pickled remains that should have made him a whole man again at death.

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