This kind of case seems like a really good argument for not getting romantically involved with someone if there’s enough of an age difference that one partner could plausibly have offspring the other’s age, especially if the younger partner was an adoptee or did not know the parent of the gender in question.
You know in Bollywood movies when parent and child is separated when the child is very very young - it’s appalling how often the parent recognizes their child, fully grown, 25 or 30 years later. SOMETIMES JUST FROM THE VOICE!
I’m not sure what my point is. Maybe: If this had been a Bollywood movie, they’d have known!
of all the people directly responsible that should have known better - the FATHER has the most culpability - the others are complicate in not bringing the information out , but ultimately the decision was his.
Where were they at the wedding when the preacher asked “If anyone here knows any reason why these two should not be joined…”?? Then again, from the ages of the parties involved, this marriage took place when such things were not spoken of in polite company, so there ya go.
“She fights the natural inclination to hate him, because people who hate don’t get into heaven, she says. And if you don’t make it into heaven when the time comes, she notes, you can’t hit the rewind button and try again.”