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What Is the “Good Life”?

A boy lies on a rickety bed in the only room of a grimy cottage. He is deathly ill and his family is impoverished and dysfunctional. The father is loving, but cowardly; the mother is mentally disabled and distant. And yet, as he slowly dies, a group of boys—who had...