“My daughter is worth something”

Grandfather left home against his father’s wishes. It was India in the 1930s and Grandfather wanted to join Mahatma Gandhi’s movement.

His father wrote Gandhi several letters asking that his son be sent home. Gandhi wrote back. My mother has kept these letters.

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Shefali O'Hara

Shefali O'Hara

Cancer survivor, writer, engineer. BSEE from MIT, MSEE, and MA in history. Love nature, animals, books, art, and interesting discussions.