..."Having been a volunteer at the Make a Wish Foundation in Bangalore, I was familiar with the concept of collecting wishes for children suffering with life-threatening illnesses. Why not extend the thought, I wondered? Why not be a genie to the elderly as well? I chose to act immediately, and emailed volunteers to generate a good response.
While some grannies wished to eat ice cream candy, others wanted to watch old movies and some even wanted to eat chicken Biryani. Extravagance wasn’t what these elders wanted. All they wanted were the little things: sweets (Chirote, Doodh Peda, laddoos), fruits (jamoon, banana, pineapple, watermelon), headphones, a Telugu movie, a visit to a temple or a walk at the local park."...
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