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Running from Tenda Gyamar: A Volunteer's Story of Life with the Refugee Children of Tibet
By: Lesley Freeman

Running from Tenda Gyamar

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Author: Lesley Freeman
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781780998534
Publication Date: 2013

Product Code: 9781780998534

Description About the author
Leaving her job in London, selling her home, leaving family & friends, Lesley travelled to India to be a volunteer teacher in a vocational training centre in Northern India. She learnt of the struggles Tibetan children endure, escaping torture, violence and oppression by the Chinese authorities in their homeland, Tibet. They witnessed the torture and murder of parents, brothers and uncles. They are educated in Tibetan schools in India, many are orphans and destitute, For 2 years Lesley lived with the Tibetan community in the Vocational
Training Centre VTC and then a mountain village, Rajpur, undertaking voluntary work and raising sponsorship to support the childrens education. In this book Lesley describes her own ups and downs of living with both Indian and Tibetan cultures and recounts the poignant stories of the children, describing in their own words the suffering they escaped and what their hopes are for the future.

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