After five minutes of fame

Last summer, Durge Kami became an overnight internet sensation. As a 69-year-old high-schooler enrolled in the tenth grade with students the age of his grandchildren, Kami’s story had all the right ingredients for a viral hit—he was born into poverty; faced marginalisation throughout his life; lived alone in a house without electricity; walked three hours to school and back each day; and he doggedly refused to give up on his dream. After five minutes of fame
Anup Ojha
Published at : August 5, 2017
Updated at : August 5, 2017 08:16

Anup Ojha

Anup Ojha is a reporter for The Kathmandu Post primarily covering social issues, crime, and human interest stories since 2011. Before moving to the social beat, Ojha covered arts and culture for the Post for four years.