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By Anna Sekulow1322075938000

Just twenty-four hours after our wedding in Washington, DC, we were passed the airport security and on the flight that was the official start of our honeymoon. But, we were not on our way to a traditional honeymoon destination. In fact, less than 48-hours after saying “I do,” we were visiting a children’s feeding and education center, two actually, in a slum in Mumbai - Turbhe - known for its red light district. We spent the first day of our honeymoon with the children of sex workers, a shocking dose of post-wedding reality.

Accompanied by Sanjay Solomon and his wife Urvashi, leaders of a Christian outreach group called Pehechaan (“identity” in Hindi), we had a baptism by fire into the world of India most of us only see news stories, pictures, movies, or documentaries about.

Unfortunately, even with so much attention on international poverty, we learned that these children hardly ever get visitors. So, we spent two days - instead of the one-day that we had originally planned - saying hello, taking photos (the kids love getting a chance to see their digital image on the screen because many of them have actually never seen what they look like), and giving hugs. . . .

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