The Regrets of the Foreign By Natalie Tso/Taipei

The Regrets of the Foreign By Natalie Tso/Taipei

Grooms kneel in the front of the brides throughout a mass marriage ceremony in Taipei, Taiwan.

“we cried a lot of times, it had been attempting to sell peoples meat!” says Autumn Fan of her connection with being vended by a wedding broker. Fan was indeed certainly one of about a hundred women that are young to a small grouping of Taiwanese bachelors during a matchmaking visit to Vietnam. Twelve at time, girls had been seated for a settee for the guys to eyeball.

“I becamen’t specially delighted or unfortunate about being plumped for,” claims Fan, who had been 19 at that time. “My head had been just blank. I had no basic concept whom this individual had been, exactly exactly what my future will be.” That they had supper, a date that is silent not enough a typical language, then she married the foreigner so her moms and dads could make $1,000. Leia mais