By: Arindam Sen
Santanu Bose was a fire fighter in Fire brigade in kolkata. Santanu was deployed in a fire which was broken out in Park street. In order to rescue people trapped in the eighth storied building Santanu’s legs caught fire and when he was taken to hospital doctor had to eliminate his limbs since it was severely burned. From there on Santanu’s life started in a wheelchair. Santanu can’t earn for household anymore. The compensation he got from the department had been totally spent on his son’s upbringing and education. Though Santanu’s wife Sampa is a teacher. Santanu had to depend on her wife for money. Santanu was depressed from his life since he couldn’t contribute to household expenses. His son Piku has shown him way out and told him the story of Oscar Pistorius how Oscar with the help of prosthetic legs ran and came first in an athletic race. Santanu from there on started dreaming of having those prosthetic legs which will enable him to walk and run and which will again turn him an earning person because with those legs he will again get a job. The struggle Santanu faced to get those prosthetic legs has been depicted in this book. Prosthetic legs are very expensive. How Santanu coped up the situation and arranged the money has been written in this book.