SUFFERINGS NEVER DISCRIMINATE ON BASIS OF GENDER
Rani was born in south India and spent her childhood in poverty. Conditions worsened when due to an accident, her father become handicapped and became incapable of doing his job. A bed ridden husband and the perils of growing up so many kids made Rani’s mother hand her over to a woman who had promised that she will take her daughter to a city and will take care of her. When after two years, Rani’s mother went to see her, she found her nowhere, neither she did find that woman who had promised to take care of her daughter.
That woman sold Rani to a Human trafficking group that used to buy and sell child labours. Rani worked as a servant in different houses, working endlessly for hours, getting beaten and insulted everyday and at times had to stay hungry for hours. Eight year old Rani forgot to smile, she stopped talking and stopped making eye contact with people. She was destroyed, lost in her own world, she submitted herself to this cruel world. But then one day she was sold to an illegal international institute who gave orphaned kids for adoption. Rani was adopted by a American woman who took her to her country and gave her everything that a child needed.
Tom was born in Vietnam, during the 1978 war phase, tom’s father came to know that his country is forcibly capturing children to train them as soldiers and their government sending them to war stricken areas to fight where death is unavoidable. His father was worried about the safety of his child, so he took his son and put him in a ship and sent him to an unknown place, for that was the best option he could find. The journey that Tom went through was to be one of the worst nightmares that a child could see, one of the most scary experiences a child could endure. First the drinking water ran out of stock and there was no water to drink. Tom saw several people jumping into the depth of sea killing themselves before thirst tortured them to death. Then the ship was attacked by pirates and before Tom several people were killed, many children were thrown into the sea. One morning the ship started sinking on its own. An island was nearby, so tom and some others jumped into the sea and swimmed through the currents to reach there.
After a while, the Indonesian government bought them to their own country and put them in relief camps for refugees. Tom lived their for two years and then an American couple adopted Tom and took him away with them.
Pain, sufferings, scary experiences and difficult circumstances of which every parent would try to rescue his child from, Rani and Tom faced it all. Both had gone through hell. They both met in US and fell in love. They got married after some years of dating and are now living a happy Married life.
For sufferings never discriminate on the basis of gender, it comes to both Men and woman equally. For we are Human first and then a Man or a Women, Tom and Rani realized that may be and may be their past helped in igniting the fire of love between them. for grace comes to all one day , for the hours of suffering will cease to exist, may be some day. Keep hopes in your heart alive and count your blessings.