Arella Mae wrote:
I personally wouldn't let my sixteen year old daughter sail around the world by herself no matter how capable she is of doing so.
When the news broke that the father had brokered a reality TV show deal, it really made me sick.
I can understand if the girl chooses to exercise her freedom this way.
People have risked their lives for centuries and millenia in exploration.
The same principle applies to a 16 year old as anyone else.
She is a volunteer.
If there is MONEY
to be made from that,
all the better, so long as she gets the proper, fair
amount of it