Standing near the road ,she watched the magician with utter surprise and her astonished eyes followed to his every trick. The sun was about to set and so was the performance. Then the magician invited some children and asked to make some wishes. 

One wished for a chocolate and other a cake. Then it was her turn . They asked her to recite a wish which he’ll fulfill. 

She said” I wish to have pills to stay away from hunger.Then I  won’t see my small brother twisting and wailing with empty stomach and my mother begging on the streets.”


  1. When I get in a knot worrying about something I remind myself that my problems are “first world” problems or ” rich man’s ” problems. Your story is a great reminder of that. Thank you.

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