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THE STORY OF RAEES
BY NEEL ANIL PANICKER
Through life’s station, two kinds of people whiz past__the ones who live on ground and the ones who live underground.
Those on the above strive to rise further, driven as they are by the fear of falling off and getting crushed by fate’s wheels.
Those on the underground are desperate to crawl out of the bowels of earth’s underbelly.
Raees belonged to this category. As early as when ten years old, he knew he had to somehow, anyhow, be a part of the above.
Two years later he committed his first murder; his first step towards realisation of that dream.
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