21,906,769 – nearly 2.1 billion – A huge number- isn’t it? That’s the number of total specially able people in India, which amounts to about 2.1% of the total population as perc Census 2011. And among them a majority of specially-able people are subjected to discrimination, mental torture. Many people often forget that it’s never ever a crime to be “Disabled”. Instead of hatred, taunting if we approach these individuals with a little bit of love, they can lead a better life – After all, they are human too!
This story is about Ganga – the special orphan child. With disabled lower portion, and a mental disability, it’s tough to lead a life on her own. But her zeal has what made her special from others. She has the indomitable self-confidence – courage to gain knowledge and a mother like Dr. Michelle Harrison. Dr. Michelle with her continual support and care has made Ganga sprang to light thus enabling her to make this Transition – Transition from the melancholy world of darkness to the world of light. Her life’s struggle and courage to live better, is an epitome of what self-confidence along with love,care of near and dear ones can bring hope to a life which is apparently hopeless to many people. Ganga’s life is a lesson to all the people who treats specially able people as a curse, and will make the world think in a different way about the specially able ones.