Issue Date: Dec 31, 2009
Walking down a beach in Kanyakumari we noticed a stall cobbled together with tables of various heights. A man was calling out loud, trying to interest us in his wares. Sea shells. Journalists on an environmental course, we had taken a little time off to enjoy the beach. A shell seemed a quaint memento to take back home. Some of us decided to stop by. Only to be stopped by Deepak Samuel. A marine biologist, Deepak, had accompanied us to the beach.
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