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    You are beautiful – a story of love and loss

    The bus came to a halt suddenly, jerking me awake. It’s always hard to wake up while having an unexpected nap on a hot sunny afternoon. “Jodhpur aagaya madamji”, said the conductor, whom I had befriended. “Hi. I am Sapna. Yes my name means dreams and to be true that is all I have got to have also. Just dreams I mean, nothing ahead of that.” The conductor repeated again “Madamji, aapka stop” and I had to get down, though all I wanted to do was go back to sleep. Then it hit me, sending a chill down my spine. I was awake, more than awake. Getting down, I pulled…