The problem is that this chimp is is part of a larger experiment investigating the development and use of ‘language’. Is he just an experimental guinea pig?
What happens when the 13 year old comes to see the chimp as a brother?
What if a chimp can develop the ability to sign and fully communicate?
What happens when scientist can no longer fund his experiment? What happens to the specimens?
Half brother provides a challenging look at what it means to be human and just what is a family. An interesting and unusual look at the some of difficulties of being a teenager.