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Saroo Brierley
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Poverty

Much of Saroo Brierly's memoir has to do with the impoverished living conditions he and his family faced in India. What is poverty like for them? How does this kind of poverty compare to what is considered poverty in a place like Australia? What do you believe accounts for this difference in opinion regarding poverty?

Poverty

How would you define poverty? Are there different kinds of poverty? Or, is poverty always the same? For example, consider that when the adult Saroo visits his mother, his mother has a cell phone that she can make calls from, but she still lives in squalid surroundings. What kind of poverty is this? Explain your reasoning.

Split - second/spur of the moment decisions

Whether fate or not, Saroo ascribes how his life turned out after a number of split-second/spur of the moment decisions. Describe three such occasions where...

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