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Picture Story: Determination Beyond Imagination

October 6, 2009

Many of you might have seen this in the Inboxes of your mail accounts but that’s not a deterrent for me to showcase and bring to you this amazing story in pictures. Each time I look at it, I learn a new lesson. My Advice: View one picture at a time. Don’t rush, go slow!  My Request: I have never […]

Kantha Singh – Adopting Orphaned Future

September 12, 2009

Kantha Singh has three biological children but he doesn’t have his kids living with him. His ‘immediate family’ disengaged it’s relation with him due to his love for his ‘extended family’: the 42 orphan kids he has adopted. On hearing 3-year-old Nani – one of his adopted children – crying, Singh leaves the scene to […]

Rani Verma – World at her ‘feet’

September 10, 2009

A 17-year-old being able to write, draw and use a cell phone and laptop is not something one would take note of; anybody in that age-group can do it with consummate ease. But this 17-year-old named Rani Verma is different. Why? Because she does it with her feet. Rani Verma is surviving on two limbs since […]

Joginder Singh – Adding strength to differently-abled

August 19, 2009

From crawling due to polio as a 10-year-old to a national-level weightlifter at the age of 23, the story of Joginder Singh is there for every differently-abled person to emulate. Joginder started his workout regime when he was 13, ignoring all the advice cum warnings of his near and dear ones. “I used to tell […]