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Suriya Rising

At four, Suriya was an expert at running naked around his neighborhood and peeing in the drain. Whenever I would ride my cycle up Karappusamy Kovil Street towards the clinic, Surya would take a break from his very busy life to wave. I had first made his acquaintance when he had...


When Sugar Mother Burned

Sugar Mother (Seeniammal) lived alone. “Velai senjaa thaan, kunjee. (If I work today, I get porridge. If not, I starve)”. Her husband had died years earlier and her only child, a daughter, had been given away in marriage to a man from another town. Sugar Mother’s brother...