By Pervez Saleem
Courtesy: Yahoo News
Free Press Journal
“Orphans, are the one who has no parents, but have many parents. But having ones parents is more valuable than the other having many parents.” (it doesn’t depend on numbers, but the feelings matters)
“Orphans are easier to ignore before you know their names. They are easier to ignore before you see their faces. It is easier to pretend they’re not real before you hold them in your arms, but once you do, everything changes.”
If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one. there are more than 140 million children around the world who are waiting for a loving family. We all came from our childhood. Most of us still have first memories of our mom’s warm hands, our grandma reading a book before going to bed, dad’s jokes and family holidays. Those memories follow us during our lifetime and they will mean something important to us.
The Christmas fever hasn’t yet gripped the country but the festival came early for a few kids at a shelter home in Kolkata.
Indian captain Virat Kohli dressed as a Santa Claus for the underprivileged children and distribued gifts to them.
In a video released by Star Sports on its Twitter handle, the children are seen expressing their desires to be gifted a helicopter, a badminton racquet, football, a doll set, among other things from Santa Claus.
Later in the video, the kids are assembled in a room and suddenly lights go off and there enters the Run machine Virat Kohli dressed as a Santa Claus.
Kids are yet to find out Kohli’s identity. The kids are asked if they wanted to meet Kohli, they respond with a resounding ‘yes’ and Virat takes off his garb.
He greets his young fans, hugs them and gives them their Christmas goodies.
Watch @imVKohli dress up as and bring a little Christmas cheer to the kids who cheer our sportspersons on, all year long!
This joyful season, let’s remember to spread the love.
“These moments are special for me. All these kids cheer for us throughout the year and I had a great time bringing joy to all these kids. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all of you, ” Kohli said.