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55F: The Ordeal


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He had been hanging there for half an hour now with death hovering at his feet. Clinging for dear life, he and the poor souls around him had brought this upon themselves. The ‘Master’ emerged, ceremoniously throwing paper bits at their faces, who finally granted them their freedom after announcing – “Final stop… TNagar bus-stand…”

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55F: The Consent


He couldn’t do it. What would she think of him? Years of love and trust could be destroyed by a piece of paper. But then it was ‘their’ order and he had no choice. He fought his fears, wiped off the nervous sweat, and finally approached her.

“Mom..”

“Can you sign my School Progress-Report?”

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