In Memoriam: When I Met the Edhis

I was on flight from Austin to NYC when I read on social media that the world famous humanitarian Abdus Sattar Edhi, had died due to Kidney failure at the age of 91.  While the news was expected, I could not believe how strongly it still hit me.  I was transported to my childhood when my mother had tagged me along to meet his wife.  How I was influenced by who I met, I did not recognize at the time, but when I look back now, I say, "O yeah, I guess that is why I too do community service in Austin."

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