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India’s Invisible Women

This is an ashram in India where widows live. They must shave their head, wear white, and beg for their meager life.  Their families are too poor to take them in to feed them  so this is where they live. … Continue reading

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“Water” A Film

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RewNn2r2P3g     “Water” is a 2005 Canadian film directed by Deepa Mehta and chronicles the lives of widows in India at an ashram in Veranasi.  The story  begins with a eight year old child is widowed and  moved into … Continue reading

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Pondicherry Blessing

The opening scenes of Life of Pi were shot in Pondicherry; the Indian city that is forever a piece of France. You will see it in the lush gardens, French mansions, elegant walkways, and in the nickname Indian Cote d’Azur.  The … Continue reading

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