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Touching the sky riding on Mother Teresa's grace
 
(Kannur, Sep 17, 2016, DG): "My life would have ended in the streets and it is none other than Mother Teresa who made me what I am today".

These are words of Gautam Lewis, a man who had overcome several hardships before reaching the skies. He had to fight the crippling effects of polio before becoming a pilot. He spoke about Mother and her saving grace while participating in the ‘Mother Teresa International film festival’ at Kannur.

Gautam's parents had abandoned him when he was a toddler. A cure for polio was unheard of back then. From the lanes of Calcutta, Mother Teresa found him. He spent five years in the Missionaries of Charity orphange. Unable to move around freely and join other kids on the playground, his childhood was clouded with melancholy. He took refuge in kite flying to wipe away sadness.

One day, the smoke of a jet aircraft caught his fancy. Mother Teresa noticed his new found interest. "You too should fly a jet when you grow up", she told him once. “This was my first inspiration in life”, Gautam recalled.

Now, Gautam is a pilot. He has also proved mettle in cinema, photography, music direction etc. "Nobody can exist without other people. This was the greatest knowledge I had imbibed from mother. And this is the message I have tried to project through my movie titled 'Mother and me'", Gautam concluded.

Original article in Malayalam by Nishanth Ghosh


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