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Hamilton 'moved to tears' while meeting children working in Kolkata brick kiln

November 01, 2013 12:35 IST

Hamilton 'moved to tears' while meeting children working in Kolkata brick kiln

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Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton was reportedly moved to tears when he met the children working in a brick kiln in West Bengal.

The Mercedes driver, who was placed sixth in the table following the recent Indian Grand Prix, had visited the kiln in Kolkata in his role as global ambassador for Save The Children.


Image: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP
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According to the Daily Star, Hamilton said that his visit to the Indian brick kiln has been an 'incredible learning experience' for him, adding that the world he saw is vastly different from the one in which he lives.

The 2008 F1 champion further said that the children told him that they had dreams for a bright future, adding that he will always carry with him the energy which these children have.


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