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 and human interest stories. Before moving to the social beat, Ojha covered arts and culture for the Post for four years.