A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
- Chinese Proverb
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It was dark in the evening and the clocks were striking 8, the first cry of the newly born twins can be heard from the nursing ward when the father ran towards the nurse. The broad smile on the lips of both husband and wife reflected their happiness when they became the parents of the twins (a girl and a boy).
As soon as the middle class parents of the newly born children reached home, they started to discuss the future of their children but soon they realized that they won’t be able to manage all the things with two children and then took the decision of leaving their baby girl in the orphanage as they thought her to be the burden on them.
It was the bright sunny day after the two days of becoming the parents for the first time, the father took the baby girl and went towards an orphanage, he duly filled all the formalities and then handled the baby to the caretaker and left heavy heartedly confining his feelings to himself.
22 years passed, and they now felt proud to be the parents of the growing entrepreneur in the market. Young and bold Arnav has earned such a big name and fame in a short span of time. Everything was running smooth when suddenly after 3 years, his company suffered a major loss in the market and left him debted. Being tensed and unable to cope up with situation, he thought of making a huge sum of money through gambling. He started with very less investment in gambling and won for the first time and then thought of investing more and won everytime. He continued this and won many times.
One evening when he was strolling in the backyard of his house, he came up with an idea and next day he invested Rs. 50 lakhs in the gambling match but bitter destiny showed up this time and he lost the match and suffered a huge loss again. Unable to find any way to pay his debt, he asked his parents for the money and told them that he need it for the company’s new project.
Shocked and tensed both of them tried to manage that amount but didn’t found any way. Seeing their son in trouble, they decided to sell their kidneys and thought that both of them will sell their one kidney and will give money to their son for the new project.
One week later, late in the evening, the parents entered their home with broad smile on their lips and a bag with Rs. 50 lakhs. Arnav came home late that night and the parents handed over the money bag to him. He thanked them and without asking them anything , headed straight towards his room. The very next day he cleared the debts and started looking for the job. Few days later , he got selected and started working in a company. From the salary he get, he was now able to cope up with his expenses but unable to save any money.
Few days later, while he was heading towards his home, he saw a couple in the nearby restaurant where the girl was paying all the bills and then took her boyfriend for a drive in her. Arnav thought of an idea of making a rich girlfriend so that she can also help him emotionally and financially. Sooner he found a girl who selflessly fallen for him with all her heart. They started sharing everything, they started hanging out like every other couple and now love each other whole heartedly. After a year, they decided to get married. Parents of the couple agreed and they had a very lavish wedding ceremony in the city as the girl’s father was a very successful and reputed businessman. But as the boy’s family can’t afford the luxuries which the girl was habitual of, only after few months later the girl asked her parents that she wanted to be at her home along with Arnav . Since Arnav was aware of the truth, he decided to left his home and a week later he dropped his parents to the old age home and then packed all his and his wife’s stuff and moved to his in-laws home and started living there. Since the boy was a heavy drinker and even started to drink more now, after few years he got sick and when he have had his check up, the doctors revealed that he had already damaged his kidneys and if not transplanted soon, he will lose his life shortly.Destiny showed up, as” what goes around, comes around!”.
Already depressed after doctors’ meet, he went home and told everything to his wife and in-laws. But none of them agreed to donate a kidney to him so that he can live more instead asked him to find the solution himself. A maid who worked at their home part-time listened everything and without thinking anything decided to her one kidney to Arnav. She asked Arnav to her outside and asked him if she can help him. Both of them agreed , and by God’s grace , everything went well and after a week , Arnav got his kidney and his life back from an unknown girl but now he realized the worth of his parents and went straight to them along with the girl who helped him out of nowhere.
No words could ever express the happiness on the faces of old parents who got to see their son back after spending 20 years in an old age home. Arnav took his parents and the girl to his home and shared everything with them . His parents were already too emotional by now and couldn’t hold back their tears . Soon the girls’ eyes filled with tears and she narrated the incident when her parents also left her in an orphanage and how she is working now to make both the ends meet less did she knew that to whom she is sharing everything were her parents only.
That wonderful evening, everything changed when the old parents got their son back along with his sister and tears welled up in the girls’ eyes again as she came to know about her parents and couldn’t believe her heart of meeting her parents and her brother in the most unexpected and unbelievable way. That evening, tears rolled down the cheeks of the parents and their children but that were the tears of joy, the tears of happiness.Once again, it’s the daughter’s heart of gold and a sister’s stardust soul that made everything beautiful. Everyone rejoiced the moment as the sky opens and it rains!