“If you don’t mind, we’d rather you not take any pictures”, I was told by the person accompanying me on a visit to a project we had funded in a slum community.
“Why should I mind?”, I asked putting my camera away. “I wouldn’t want someone to take pictures of me without my permission. Why should people living in slums not have the same right to privacy?”
"Empathy is simply the ability to understand another person's search for dignity."______
This is the fourth year that I am going to be a part of NaBloWriM. The Plan is to elaborate (in 100 words) on a quote that touched my heart- let's see how far this takes me. If I can tie it in with the writing prompt, so much the better!