Here are a few things from around the web that may interest you:
In Japan, people who are short on relatives can hire a husband, a mother, a grandson. The resulting relationships can be more real than you’d expect.
Thank you to those who submitted links for me to include. If you see something around the web you think DW readers would appreciate, please send me a link to [email protected] and, if it’s a fit, I’ll include it in Friday’s round-up. Thanks!