In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans; in one aspect of You are found all the aspects of existence.
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A Writer, a Plumber and a Plan to Save the Planet

A Writer, a Plumber and a Plan to Save the Planet

Mar 25, 2013-- "Aabid Surti is an odd character. A few years ago, the angular, bearded author was invited to meet the President of India to receive a national award for literature at a ceremony in the capital, New Delhi. He politely declined. Absorbed in writing the first draft of his new novel, he cited the reason that he did not have time. But what he has made time for every Sunday for seven years now, is going door-to-door in Mira Road, a non-descript suburb of Mumbai, with a plumber in tow, asking residents if they need their tap fixed for free! As a distinguished Indian painter and author, Aabid has written around 80 books but no story so moved him as the truth about water scarcity on the planet." Read more about this extraordinary man whose water conservation efforts remind us how one person's dedication can make an incredible difference. (11509 reads)


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