Sukumari S., 60

Vegetable vendor and part-time sweeper

What is your prized possession?

My five cents of land.

If you were granted a wish what would it be?

Take rest. I’ve been toiling hard for the last 32 years, selling vegetables and doing many other odd jobs to raise my children.

Your biggest fear?

Losing my children.

What does happiness mean to you?

The happiness of my three children.

If you could, what would you undo?

I wish I had not mortgaged my property.

Geeta Sunu, 52

Homemaker

What is your prized possession?

My family.

If you were granted a wish what would it be?

To become a psychologist. I regret having taking the wrong subject for my graduation.

Your biggest fear?

Driving and fanaticism of any kind.

What does happiness mean to you?

The smiles on the faces of my grandchildren.

If you could, what would you undo?

Paying more attention to academics during my student days.

Divas Sadasivan, 34

Manager, Corporate Communications

What is your most prized possession?

My circle of friends.

If you were granted a wish what would it be?

It would have been great to be part of the Indian freedom struggle.

Your biggest fear?

It just keeps growing.

What does happiness mean to you?

The effort, more than the results.

If you could, what would you undo?

Being non-vegetarian.

Hannah Ann Abi, 20

College student

What is your most prized possession?

Being awarded the best athlete for three consecutive years.

If you were granted a wish, what would it be?

To wipe out wickedness from the world.

Your biggest fear?

Spiders and cockroaches.

What does happiness mean to you?

Happiness is family.

If you could, what would you undo?

Blindly trusting people.

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