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Ill for sympathy & attention

Freiherr von Munchhausen was a famous story.-teller who used to entertain the guests with the tales of his adventures during the Russo-Turkish war. This fictional character recounted impossible achievements which include pulling himself out of the bog with his own hair and traveling to the moon. This literary model bestowed his name to one of …

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Sweet Beats (Part I)

Those eyes, beautiful and delightful, caged me forever. My heart flew away with joy and left me bereft like ever. I cried, whined, sobbed and declared, It was you! King of my dreams and cause of my misery. It felt like a havoc in my dear heaven. There was a strange pleasure whatsoever. And gratefulness …

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The world needs strong women

The most common way people gave their power is by thinking they don’t have any — Alice Walker Hey my beautiful girls, where are you lost? I saw you thinking about other’s perception and letting yourself fade a little. Little by little until you forget yourself. You mold yourself to please others. But this makes …

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Charlotte Corday: Angel of Assassination

“She kills us, but she teaches us how to die.” — Pierre Victurnien Vergniaud Jean-Paul Marat, one of the influential figures of the 18th century was a revolutionary leader and a radical voice during the period. He was a vocal and aggressive opponent of the counter-revolution, a defendant of people’s right and a nationalist who …

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Wartime violence against women

“You save yourself or you remain unsaved.” — Alice Sebold Terror of Nazis was concluding and new dark clouds were engulfing Europe. Allied forces were coming to save but they will distress the vulnerable women and violate them to appease their hunger. After the war’s end, a pair of smiling, well-dressed Soviet soldiers accost a German woman …

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Rupy Kaur: The Poet’s Voice

The writer who flourished from the Sikh diaspora and become one of the best known contemporary poets. ‘Milk and honey’, the New York Times best-seller is a first book written and published by Rupy Kaur who is now one of the most popular poets in the world. This writer emerged from the internet world. She …

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Delicious food stuffed with terror

Every day we feared it was going to be our last meal. Margot Wolk was a member of Hitler’s ‘Prison Brigade’, one of the 15 women to test Fuhrer’s food and ensure it is free of any harmful toxins. She was the only one to survive and share her story with the rest of the world. Margot …

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