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ED Picture Story : Drama Workshop With Thalassemia Patients


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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