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A Hug for Papa

Sarvesh lived in a small blue house with his Papa, Shashikant. Every morning, Shashikant left early for work.

Introducing Small boy, brown skin, dark eyes, curious and kind and Tall man, brown skin, warm eyes, friendly and gentle at home, early morning.

Papa worked hard, but Sarvesh didn't know what he did. 'He is always busy,' thought Sarvesh, feeling a bit lonely.

Small boy, brown skin, dark eyes, curious and kind feeling lonely, unsure of Tall man, brown skin, warm eyes, friendly and gentle's job.

One sunny day, when Sarvesh was playing in the park, a kind lady came to him with a bright smile.

Small boy, brown skin, dark eyes, curious and kind in the park, approached by a smiling lady.

'Are you Sarvesh? Shashikant’s son?' she asked. 'Your Papa helped me when my house was very sick.

The lady recognizing Small boy, brown skin, dark eyes, curious and kind, talking about Tall man, brown skin, warm eyes, friendly and gentle's help.

'He fixed the holes and painted the walls. Now, my house is happy, and so am I,' said the lady, her eyes gleaming.

The lady describing Tall man, brown skin, warm eyes, friendly and gentle's social work and gratitude.

Sarvesh felt a spark of pride, 'My Papa fixed your house?' The lady nodded and patted his head.

Small boy, brown skin, dark eyes, curious and kind feeling proud, the lady confirming Tall man, brown skin, warm eyes, friendly and gentle's work.

More people came and told Sarvesh stories. 'Your Papa helped my sick child,' said another grateful man.

Others expressing gratitude for Tall man, brown skin, warm eyes, friendly and gentle's various helps.

'He taught us to read and write,' a group of children chimed in, laughing and hugging Sarvesh.

Children sharing Tall man, brown skin, warm eyes, friendly and gentle’s impact on their education.

Sarvesh's heart felt warm and full. He didn't know his Papa did so many wonderful things for others.

Small boy, brown skin, dark eyes, curious and kind realizing the extent of his Papa's contributions.

When Papa came home that night, Sarvesh ran to him, 'Papa, I didn't know you were a hero to so many!'

Small boy, brown skin, dark eyes, curious and kind excited to greet Tall man, brown skin, warm eyes, friendly and gentle, calling him a hero.

Shashikant hugged Sarvesh tight. 'Helping others is what makes us strong, my son,' he said.

Tall man, brown skin, warm eyes, friendly and gentle explaining his work to Small boy, brown skin, dark eyes, curious and kind during their hug.

Sarvesh looked up at his Papa, 'I'm sorry for being mad when you were busy. I love you, Papa.' And they hugged again.

Small boy, brown skin, dark eyes, curious and kind apologizing and expressing love, a touching father-son moment.

Reflection Questions

  • How do you think Sarvesh felt when he found out about his father's work?
  • Why is it important to understand and appreciate what our parents do for us?
  • How can helping others make a positive difference in our community?

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