When she was once very younger, child Halder was once deserted by means of her mom and left with a merciless, abusive father. She used to be married off at twelve to a guy two times her age who beat her. At fourteen, she was once a mom herself. Her adolescence was once marked via overwhelming demanding situations and heartbreak until eventually, exhausted and determined, she fled along with her 3 childrens to Delhi, to paintings as a maid in a few of the city's wealthiest houses. anticipated to serve her employers' each call for, she confronted a incredible workload that frequently left her no time to deal with her personal young children. yet she by no means complained, for such is the lot of the terrible in modern day India.
Written and not using a hint of self-pity, A lifestyles much less Ordinary is a surprising glance deep inside of an international of poverty and subjugation that few outsiders be aware of about—and an inspiring precise tale of 1 amazing woman's energy, braveness, and backbone to leap above her circumstances.
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