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How Thalassemic Patients Helped Me Appreciate the Power of Art?

This summer, I got the opportunity of a lifetime. My internship at the Thalassemia Center at Indian Red Cross, Pune, taught me too much to sum up in this small disquisition. What was surprising is that I learnt everything from a big group of children between the ages of 6-16. I used to visit Indian Red Cross Center in Rastapeth, Pune, to celebrate World Thalassemia day for few years. So, I requested Prof R V Kulkarni, its General Secretary, if I could do the internship there. He graciously provided the opportunity. Just as a small overview, Thalassemia is a genetic blood disorder which causes severe anemia. These children therefore have no choice but to get a blood transfusion every few