Category Archives: Sometimes Sad

When Abramo Krishnan came to live in Tuticorin.

I must tell you the story of Abramo Krishnan” my cousin from Tuticorin told me excitedly, when I was telling her about my blog, Talkalittledo. “Abramo Krishnan? Seems a strange name.” I said, getting interested. Abramo was nine years old … Continue reading

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Is This A Miracle?

A few months ago, my sister ran into a friend who was an active member of a social service organisation.  Being my sister, she could not but help tell her about my blog Talkalittledo, where I post unique real-life stories of … Continue reading

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Your Life Can Change Completely In A Fraction Of A Second!

“The moving finger writes. Having writ moves on…Nor all thy tears wash out a word of it.” Poignant lines by Omar Khayyam! “Very true,” say my son and daughter in law. And here is why: My son and his family … Continue reading

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Your Life Is Not A Failure.

Do you sometimes think that your life is a failure? Is that really so? I met Sumathy akka after many years. She was not really my sister. I just called her akka or sister, out of respect. When I was … Continue reading

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Train to Trouble.

  This gentleman man shares his story with us to create awareness among the youth about drugs and substance abuse. I shudder when I recollect this story even though it happened many years ago. I don’t want my name mentioned … Continue reading

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A Friend Indeed.

  Some real life stories are stranger than fiction. Sometimes you should never question why some things happen in your life because you can never get an answer to that. I grew up in a middle class family in Ramnad in … Continue reading

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An Incredible Story – Why Was I Born Here?

  Have you ever wished that you were born somewhere else?  Surely, not this boy! When I was young it seems I often asked my mother, “Why was I born here, in this house, as your son and not somewhere … Continue reading

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