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A pint-size attraction in Southeast Asia

BANGKOK — His moon-shaped face turned red and sweaty and his toothless mouth opened wide, issuing moans that became grunts that begat a howling that reached octaves I had not known were in the repertoire of human sound.

After 10 airports, thousands of miles crossed by planes, boats, buses, and trucks, Wolf, our 5-month-old son, had had enough.

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