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School Screening Magadi Area 20-8-10

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There is every reason for him to smile.Hear his story.He was born blind and deaf.Cataract blind from birth. Add to this the poverty of the family.Marginal farming and shepherding were the only means of livelihood.Fatherless at young age mother was the sole bread earner.Growing up and entering adulthood no way he could contribute to the family earnings hobbled as he was by his deformities

Enter Sri Vivekananda Sevashrama in to the picture.On one of the scheduled monthly visits to the Anekal town,he came with his mother.Told about the free eye surgery, neither he nor his mother could understand the benefit of this exercise.When the boy was asked to lie down and a torch was flashed in to his eye all hell broke loose because of fear. The mother's consoling entreaties not working the doctor had to administer a slap to subdue the howling boy before being wheeled into the OT.Though unusual both eyes were operated upon on the same day

Forward to Anekal a month later. There he was aga…
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Vivekeyecare

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Lakshminarasimhaswamy temple at Savanadurga - Views of temple. Savandurga is near Magadi about 60 KM from Bengaluru It is on Magadi Ramanagara state highway we must take a deviation for 5 KM from main road. A welcome arch and sign boards are there to guide the visitor