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Art of Acceptance

...Ata Chedup is an interesting character. he studied upto class 5 .He has three school going children. During mid term exams, he asked his children to study. The children tested him by asking him to teach them things that they didn't understand. When his children got their papers, they realised that whatever their father taught was all wrong so they complained to their father that he was useless. Ata Chedup who was drinking beer that time turned emotional and started to flaunt his broken english, " when father not eating, what he vomiting...."

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