Meet Geet – an engineer with a doctorate in law who used to work in the US and quit her well-paying job to work with for the welfare of children living in slums in India. She is a dancer and an aspiring actress – and she is in a wheelchair.
Geet was only 10 years old when she encountered a car accident and the doctors said that she would never be able to walk again. She thought she would never be able to be anything or do anything substantial with her life. “It would have been so easy for me to just say I can’t”, she says.
But she chose not to. Just three month after the accident, Geet was back in school and was participating in every school event including sports.
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“I can’t – it is the beginning of every regret. It is the end of all hope. It is the universal excuse to not even try,” says Geet who did not let her disability hold her back. In a world where people look at her like she is the one who needs help, she has dedicated her life to helping others.