Her sister Sajeeka, a medical graduate, has set up LOVE NEPAL 2015 – a charity fund with a 100% aim to help with medical assistance for Nepal earthquake survivors and help rebuild the community. All proceeds are going towards their goal to bring Nepal back to its feet. It is inspiring to see a Tamil youth using her talents to help those in need on an international level.
This year’s finals showcased a great match between Devilz and Smack That. After an extremely tight game, the Devilz prevailed as the winners.
That’s what left me flabbergasted in the middle of a Phys-Ed class, staring at a wide-eyed six-year old as basketballs bounced around us. It took me about three seconds to recover—I felt my response would momentarily shape this child’s perception of body image, and I wasn’t going to let an opportunity like that pass by without making a change worthwhile:
“Skinny?” I responded. “Forget about being skinny! What’s really important is being strong and healthy and happy. That’s what we should care more about, don’t you think? That’s why we do exercise and play games in Phys-Ed—to make our hearts strong and healthy. You’re beautiful just the way you are!”
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