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Beyond disability: How this autistic, visually-impaired singer battled all odds with music – YourStory

Wednesday, 13 July, 2022

Beyond disability: How this autistic, visually-impaired singer battled all odds with music – YourStory


“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?”
Shibani Ghosh’s life is an embodiment of children’s author Dr Seuss’ words as she has braved challenges throughout her life—dealing with autism and visual impairment, only to shine through with her talent.
Shibani hails from Krishnanagar, a small town in West Bengal, where her father Asim Kumar Ghosh is the headmaster of a school and her mother Sujata Ghosh, worked as an accountant. Living in a conservative society, Shibani’s mother was often ill-advised by relatives and neighbours to give her child away to an orphanage due to her disabilities. Some even went to the extent of calling Shibani “useless”.
Read more at: https://yourstory.com/socialstory/2022/07/monday-motivation-autistic-visually-impaired-shibani-ghosh/amp

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