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In the soft light of dawn, the cracked, dry seabed stretched endlessly in every direction. Jyotsna Patadia was alone — she is often alone — in her family’s grass hut, a speck of life in the emptiness, cooking potatoes and onions over an open fire. “It’s easier to be a boy,” said Jyotsna, who was forced to drop out of school at 10 to help her parents. “They get to go to school.” Read more at 

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/story/2008/12/12/ST2008121204461.html

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