A Long Way Home


Saroo Brierley

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“Ginestlay” and “Berampur”

When Saroo is first picked up by Calcutta authorities, all he can tell them about where he came from are these two place names, which he believes are his hometown and the train station where…

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Maps and Google Earth

Maps very quickly become extremely important documents for Saroo: Mum pins up a map of India in his bedroom, and together, the two draw a map of Saroo’s hometown and the town where he…

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