Let me introduce you all to a guy called “Brat.”
When Brat was 4, he was sent to Convent.
Curiosity to light a matchstick and study how a flame works, Brat ended up burning away the curtains of his class teacher’s room.
He was expelled.
Another school, Brat now 6, while playing he pushed a fellow mate into the well. The child was later rescued.
He was now sent to government school.
In desperation to be able to wear spectacles, for he found them so smart, he looked through a magnifying lens to the sun to weaken his eye sight.
Always up to some mischief, he would purposely bump into people standing by the verandah. Scornful and disgusted they would be seen cursing him ceaselessly.
A decade later, Brat was already part of communist movement while his fellow mates sat mugging for matric exams.
Another decade passes, Brat, a 9 pointer came as a gold medalist from one of
Brat is now a happily married guy, father of two and an erudite.
PS: Brat is my Dad.
PPS: Brat is called “Genius” now.