Child Abuse: Never Again!

On the subway on my way home from work today, I confronted a young girl who was abusing her baby girl. Pushing her, hitting her and squeezing her so tight that she could hardly breathe. All the while this is happening everyone in the car is just sitting there, looking at them, no one saying or doing anything while this abuse is going on. I resisted the urge to take a picture, as I have heard stories about people freaking out when they are photographed because they know they will end up on the social medias and they will absolutely freak. I doubt that the girl could do any serious damage but I didn’t want to cause a scene. 15 minutes pass, the baby is not crying, she is screaming in pain and exhaustion, tired from screaming the past 30 minutes maybe. Finally, I had enough and I stood up went over there and told her off, calmly in English. Of course, she understands just about nothing but I am sure she saw me staring her down and I was pointing to her screaming baby as I was speaking. After my first round, she simply fired back at me in Chinese, me understanding about as much as her when I was talking. She is clearly angry with me for calling her out, and as I finished my second round,...

Read More