Ketan Aggarwal, 30, proved he was anything but stupid by hitting the library books to learn law and single-handedly beat the multi-million pound company’s legal team.
He was in a spin class when he agreed with a fellow cyclist the music was too slow – prompting the instructor to apparently yell ‘don’t tell me how to do my job’. (Nigerian style).
When the class ended the instructor ‘shouted’ Continue reading
Growing up as a normal kid during my era was fascinating. I was easily excited by events around me and didn’t waste time spending hours playing till someone was injured or night came upon us. Who could blame us when we had little to worry about. Life was a holiday!
Bayezid Hossain, A 4 year old boy from Bangladesh suffers from a premature ageing condition called progeria. The curious Disease ages the body by eight times normal rate. Continue reading
23 years ago, Yue Jin lost both his legs and nine of his fingers in a freak accident. He thought his life was over, but somehow found the strength to start over and today he is one of the most sought-after bicycle repairmen in Jilin City, northern China.
In 1993, while he was cutting firewood in the mountains of Jilin province, Yue Jin accidentally fell into a deep valley and almost died. His injuries were so severe that doctors had to amputate both his legs and all but one of his ten fingers. For a man who made his living with his hands, it was almost a death sentence. And it was even more devastating considering Yue had also lost his wife just three days after childbirth, leaving him to take care of their daughter. After the accident, he couldn’t see any other way to do that than go out and beg for a few coins and some food, so he left his daughter in the care of some neighbors and ventured out on to the streets.
For a man who used to work for a living, having to rely on the mercy of strangers was Continue reading