The latest from Scrambled Egg
How much time does it take to change a life? A second, a minute, an hour, a lifetime? Or is it all these at once, a complex intersection of lives colliding like atoms, inextricably drawn together by the force of fate, destiny, or the otherworldly needs of two souls?
I was young, only twenty, a backpacker who had travelled to India on a whim, who had arrived unprepared for the poverty and the multitudes. After three stressful months of wandering about that vast subcontinent, I found myself in what was then called Calcutta, boarding at the Red Shield Guest House run by the Salvation Army. The guest house sat on Sudder Street behind the massive Museum of India, memorable (at least for me) only for its grotesque collection of deformed mammalian fetuses. The wide sidewalk of Sudder Street along the northern wall of the museum was prime real estate of the disenfranchised, for it was here that the busloads of tourists disembarked and could be accosted for alms. Read More…
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