“I woke up to find tubes and needles tethered in me. I could vaguely make out the white walls around me, judging that I might be in a hospital. The effect of the tranquilizer had still not worn off when I did a reality check just to see my left leg missing”

This statement by Anuj Dalvi, a 23-year old engineer, came resoundingly hard on us. The impact of just the thought of losing your leg was so strong, we can’t even comprehend the pain Anuj might have felt first hand. A sensitive soul and ever soft-spoken he recalled the curve ball that fate had in store for him. On his way to surprise his grandmother on her birthday, he faced a road mishap and lost his right leg at the age of 19.

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4 Comments

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    tanish
    April 22, 2019
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    It give us perfect example that ‘WE SHOULD NEVER GIVE UP’ in life at any cost.

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    Tanay Dalvi
    April 22, 2019
    Reply

    This story is so inspiring !

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    Anjali
    April 22, 2019
    Reply

    Wonderful and highly inspiring. All the best for all your future endeavours. Keep up your good work. Lots to learn from you.

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    Mahesh
    April 23, 2019
    Reply

    Nice one bro.. Never Give UP.. Nicely written Rutuja

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