Sad, frightenin, wondrous, life affirming, heartbreaking and heartwarming.When Saroo ’ s father left his wif and their family for another ma, another family, they moved from the Hindu community/ side of town to the Muslim side moving into a single room falling apart with a cowpat and mud floor and a small corner fireplace.
There was no choice to the subjec, hunger was simply th fact of life, like the searing heat and the constantly buzzing flies. ” Looking up to his lder cousin, five year-old Saroo decides to o with Guddu one night.
Five years old, I remember naps in school, a playground, an older brother and a brand new baby brother.
I did have a long distance trip that year – to Disneyland, my grandfathe, my older brother and me, but Calcutta is nothing like Disneyland, everyone spoke my language and money was not something I was involve with.
All a far cry from a five year-old boy, in Calcutta, with no money, no family and no notio of where he is or how to keep his way home.He tries.
Mrs. Sood asks Saroo if he says he would like to live with that family.
They opened their hearts a second time, a few decades ater, to adopt a brother for Saroo, a second son for them, named Mantash.
Days go by, time passes and one ay in 2004, Google purchases Brian McClendon ’ s company “ Keyhole, Inc. ”, and uddenly the world is at your fingertips.