June 13, 2006

Vile crazy world

Vile crazy world we live in....this one comes via a great blogpost by Amit Varma. By combining two seemingly unrelated stories and juxtaposing these sad stories like this, he brings out the pathos more. Powerful blog post this..

A Colaba couple who didn't want their extra pounds to embarrass their only son underwent a gastric bypass operation to lose weight yesterday.

A girl of 13 deliberately made herself fat to end years of abuse by a bullying paedophile. She decided the only way to end the 'systematic and vile' abuse was by over-eating to make herself less attractive to him.

Read the original post at Amit Varma's India Uncut blog...

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