Monthly Archives: February 2009

Resul Pookutty, Oscar Award Winner- Hero of a rags to riches story

Resul Pookutty hails from the nondescript village of Vilakkupaara at Anchal in Kollam district in Kerala.   Being the youngest of eight siblings, Resul did not have much ground to complain against deprivations. He used to walk 6 km to … Continue reading

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Srimanth fights cerebral palsy to become Karate Champion.

The Indian contingent for the Isshinryu world karate championships in Pittsburgh, US on June 18, 19 and 20 will include Srimanth Bal of Gujarat. Nothing unusual one would think. Except that Srimanth was a spastic. He was born with quadriplegia … Continue reading

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You become what You Believe – Inspiring Speech by Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey’s Commencement Address Wellesley College. May 30, 1997 My hat’s off to you! My hat’s off to you! [crowd cheers: Go Girl!] You all have “gone” girls! I want to say thank you, Dr. Walsh and to the esteemed … Continue reading

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