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The Question Photo by Hari Bhagirath (National Geographic) | Passivity is the same as defending injustice. Despite measures taken by the Government of India, the number of children born and raised in the streets are on a steady rise. Most of them are denied education and are forced to beg or work at an early age. Most of them are subjected to violence and sexual assaults even before their early teenage.

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Tabu or Tabassum Hashmi Khan was born on November 4, 1970, in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. She is a Bollywood star who has also won many Filmfare as well as critics awards. She received the National Film Award for Best Actress, twice.

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President Eisenhower awarded Desmond Doss the Medal of Honor. See Andrew Garfield as one of the greatest American war heroes in #HacksawRidge - Coming to theaters November 4!

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Norman Mailer (1923 – 2007) was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, playwright, film maker, actor and political candidate. His best work was widely considered to be The Executioner's Song, (1979) and for which he won one of his two Pulitzer Prizes. In addition to the Pulitzer Prize, Mailer's book Armies of the Night was awarded the National Book Award. Is considered an innovator of creative nonfiction, a genre sometimes called New Journalism.

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What is great filmmaking, legendary cinematographers share their personal perspectives on what they do and what it means to them. Emmy Award winning in two categories by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) in 2013

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Mockingbird -- touching novel about a young girl with Asperger's grappling with her older brother's death while trying to understand what is "normal" -- National Book Award Winner

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Ruby Dee (born Oct. 27, 1924) is an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist, activist, & widow of actor Ossie Davis. Her films include A Raisin in the Sun (1961), and American Gangster (2007) for which she was nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. She has won Grammy, Emmy, Obie, Drama Desk, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Awards. She is a recipient of the National Medal of Arts and the Kennedy Center Honors, among…

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ALICE WALKERWalker is an American author, poet, and activist. She has written both fiction and essays about race and gender. She is best known for the critically acclaimed novel The Color Purple (1982) for which she won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. In 2011 shooting began on "Beauty in Truth", a documentary film about Walker's life.

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Smita Patil (17 October 1955—13 December 1986) was an Indian actress of film, television and theatre. Regarded among the finest stage and film actresses of her times, Patil appeared in over 75 Hindi and Marathi films in a career that spanned just over a decade. During her career, she received two National Film Awards and a Filmfare Award. She was the recipient of the Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian honour in 1985.

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