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The moving story of Chris Wright and nurse Tunde Hector: When kindness repays kindness #WATWB

In 2014, Chris Wright was driving his family to church when he came across a woman walking in the rain in search of a gas station after her car broke down. Moved by her plight - TunDe Hector had all of $5 in her purse - Chris d…

The medical student saving the village that India forgot #SaveRajghat

Dr Ashwani Kumar Parashar is a final year MBBS student from Dhaulpur, pursuing his graduation from SMS Medical College, Jaipur.  He is unlike any medical student you have ever met though.  You see, this 22 year old is do…

The Things We Want #ShortFiction

PHOTO PROMPT - Kelvin M. Knight "I want it." the little boy said, licking his lips as he stared at the last slice of bread lying on the plate. His mother's eyes however rested on the hollowed out shape her…

The Chronological Order of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

While talking to a dear friend recently, I was surprised to find that while she knew of most of the characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, she had not had the chance to see all of them. Having started late on the …

How to Help A Friend Who Shares Suicidal Thoughts on Social media #SuicidePrevention

The   theme  this year (2017) for ' World Suicide Prevention Day'  is ' Take A Minute, Change a Life." Suicide survivors often talk of how they hoped even a single friend would respond. Sadly, even today, w…

The Two Women in my Life #FridayReflections

I reach for her but stay my hand as she shakes her head. "Will we ever be together?" I ask hopefully. I know the woman in crimson too yearns to be with me again but she needs to be sure that it will just be the two o…

"There is some good in this world, Mr Frodo"

Frodo: “What are we holding onto, Sam?” Sam: “That there’s some good in this world, Mr. Frodo, and it’s worth fighting for.”  - The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers More relevant in today's world than it has be…

#HaveASafeJourney - The World's First Anthology on Road Safety

Have a Safe Journey , a collection of short stories published by Amaryllis, is a collaborative initiative of the NHP Center along with the Indian Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and the Mahindra automobile group. …