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Woman I admire: 'She taught me to fight for my dreams'

Last updated on: February 20, 2019 14:06 IST

We'd asked you, dear readers to tell us about the woman who inspires you the most.

Geeta Ravekar from Melbourne, Australia shares her story.

Geeta Ravekar writes about her mother

Geeta shared this picture of her mother playing with her son when he was four months old. He is three years old now. Photograph: Kind courtesy Geeta Ravekar

I admire Meenkashi Ravekar, my mother, who taught me to fight for my dreams and never step back in life.

She was not able to study due to family constraints. But she ensured that I had everything that was necessary and helped me to study and grow in my career.

She's the reason behind my success.

My mother breathed her last on July 31, 2018. She was 70.

She may not be around with me, but through her life, she has inspired me do grow as a mother.

I will always love her.


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Tell us what is the best lesson you learned from her and how it helped shape your life.

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