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    ED Picture Story : Drama Workshop With Thalassemia Patients

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    February 18, 2017

    By Sanchari Pal

    Like cancer, thalassemia is one of those diseases that takes away a lot from you. A thalassemia patient fights for his/her life everyday. I attended a drama workshop especially for thalassemia patients in Kolkata where people between ages 5-15 came.

    The experience of seeing these little children enjoy themselves forgetting their illness was a life changing moment.

    It makes you value life!

    These pictures describe their joy and my experience more than words will.

    Little warm-up before acting

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    Making friends is the first step of the workshop

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    We found our HERO!

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    The team behind the workshop

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    The girl that caught my eye

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    Working with these thalassemia patients taught me to value the little things in life and the only thing to look forward to is meeting these kids again.


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