The girl woke up as if someone disturbed her from sleep, and she started to cry. Janaki was gone. Leyammas thoughts wandered on to her past. Over twenty years ago she woke up one dark night. Her mother had left her at the young age of thirty one.
.............The one who was always there to quench the thirst of the dying inmates at Mandiram was denied water when she begged for it at her death bed.
............Physicians can help to heal body aches; food and drink can quench hunger and thirst; words of consolation can heal heart aches and friendship can heal the burden of loneliness. P.C.George