1. HOME, SWEET HOME
It all started with a stupid sandwich. Chicken curry and spinach stuffed inside a homemade pita pocket. I found it in my backpack one Friday morning when I was getting ready for school. Neatly wrapped inside a neon-green plastic bag, one of those flimsy sacks used by the local Bangkok markets, along with a handwritten note, which tumbled out:
Remember to recycle!
“What’s this?” I stood in the doorway of my mother’s bedroom,...