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Monster Children | Atita Verghese

Monster Children Atita Verghese

“Skateboarders, generally, come from the white, middle-class gene pool, so discovering someone from a completely different continent is always exciting for those of us trawling for stories. Anyone who knows just a little about the treatment of women in Indian society can imagine that choosing skateboarding as your pastime would be even more challenging than usual for a young girl, so tracking Atita down and getting her story firsthand was a must.”

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