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MAI: A Graphic Novel

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“My daughter’s hands! They’re gone!!”, screamed her Mother.

A freak accident left thirteen-year-old Malvika Iyer battling for her life. She survived. But it changed her life, and her family’s, forever.

A tale of unflagging courage in the face of tremendous difficulties, this true story is an inspiration and a celebration of life and love.
Paperback, 104 pages
Published 2018 by Notion Press
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Jaanaki
Aug 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Malvika Iyer survived a grenade blast in 2006 when she was just 13 years old.The blast left her literally hanging on to life.This book describes how she survived the blast and the agony ,grief and trauma the family went through after the accident.It also tells us how her mother never gave up until she made sure that her girl walked again .Ultimately, after multiple surgeries and several botched attempts ,she was able to walk with crutches and fitted with prostetic hands .
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Jun 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
First of all the thing to know this was a self published graphic novel so kudos to the author for continuing to push his dream forward. This is the story of Malviya "Mai" Iyer a 13 years old girl who is living in a small town in Rajasthan with her family. Mai was a super active kid who was excellent in her studies and extracurricular activities too but she unfortunately lost her hands and almost lost her life in a grenade blast. This is the book which shows her happiness, this is a book which sh ...more
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