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Merry Christmas!!

today in class we were given a 100 rupees each and asked to do a random act of kindness.

i did something that made ME happy before anybody else!

a few weeks back, i'd visited a group of street kids near my place
who, despite being immensely poor, had an incredible will to study and
go to school. there's a man called Gulab Rajput who very often gives
them school supplies and the look on the kids' faces was priceless. i
wanted to do something similar provided i ever got a chance.

today i did. i made packets of pencils, erasers and sharpners, wrapped
them up in colourful packing and, along with a pack of parle-g
biscuits each, went around in fatehgunj and distributed it among kids
from humble families who went to school. i distributed some to a
family of 7 kids who study under a street light, another with four
kids and 2 toddlers, a press-wala opposite my house who's 2 kids study
at his laari on a slab of stone, and an old lady's 2 grandchildren.

christmas is my favourite time of the year, and this felt like it-
only this time, i was playing Santa Claus!!! :)

Comments

JaniceW's picture

Hooray for you!

Reading this post this morning made my day. Thank you so much for reminding us of how random acts of kindness can mean so much to others. I am so happy for you and am sure the children saw you not only as Santa Claus but as a living angel. Hooray for you!
Janice

nishita's picture

thanks :)

thanks :)

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