This 103-Year-Old Woman Planted And Cared For 384 Trees, While Living In Abject Poverty Herself

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Saalumarada Thimmakka lives in the Hulikal village of Karnataka. At 103, she still lives on to  tell the story of her life which was filled with hardship but bore fruit in a different kind of way.

As a young girl, she was married off to a farmer who made a meagre income and was looked down upon by his fellow villagers for not fathering a child with his new wife.

Instead of following social protocol, they decided to plant tree saplings and tend to them as their own children.

TO BE CONTINUED ON

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