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"I visited Orphanage House"

"A Heartwarming Visit"

By Isra SaleemPublished 26 days ago 3 min read
"I visited Orphanage House"
Photo by imdadul hussain on Unsplash

As I stepped out of the car and onto the grounds of the orphanage house, I couldn't help but feel a mix of emotions. I had been looking forward to this visit for weeks, but I was also nervous about what I would see and experience. The building was modest, with a warm and welcoming exterior that belied the challenges that lay within.

I was greeted by the director, a kind-hearted woman named Mrs. Maria, who showed me around the facility. We walked through the dormitories, where rows of bunk beds were neatly made and adorned with personal touches like stuffed animals and favorite books. The children's ages ranged from 5 to 18, and each one had a unique story of how they came to be here.

As we made our way to the common room, the sound of laughter and chatter grew louder. The children were gathered around a table, engaged in a lively game of cards. Their faces lit up as they introduced themselves, and I was struck by their warmth and enthusiasm.

We spent the morning playing games, singing songs, and getting to know each other. I was amazed by their resilience and positivity, despite the hardships they had faced. They spoke of their hopes and dreams, from becoming doctors and teachers to traveling the world and making a difference.

After lunch, we headed to the backyard, where a lively game of soccer was underway. The children cheered and shouted as they played, their energy and joy infectious. I joined in, feeling a sense of freedom and abandon that I hadn't experienced in years.

As the day drew to a close, we gathered in the common room once more. This time, it was for a special ceremony – the celebration of a child's birthday. The room was filled with cake, balloons, and presents, and the children sang "Happy Birthday" with gusto. It was a small but meaningful moment, a reminder that every day is a gift worth cherishing.

As I prepared to leave, the children surrounded me, hugging me tightly and thanking me for visiting. I felt a lump in my throat, knowing that I would never forget this experience. The orphanage house was more than just a place – it was a symbol of hope and love, a reminder that every child deserves a chance to thrive.

As I drove away from the orphanage house, I couldn't shake off the feeling of gratitude and the humility. I had gone there thinking I would be making a difference in their lives, but in reality, they had made a much greater impact on mine. Their smiles, their laughter, and their resilience had reminded me of the beauty and the innocence of childhood, and the importance of holding onto hope and joy, no matter what life throws our way.

I made a mental note to return soon, to bring more joy and support to the children, and to learn more from their remarkable stories. I knew that I would carry their memories with me forever, and that they would inspire me to be a better person, to make a positive difference in the world, and to never take anything for granted. The visit to the orphanage house had been a blessing, a reminder of the power of love and the kindness, and the incredible impact that one person can have on the lives of others.

I began to think of the ways I could help, from volunteering my time to donating resources. I knew that every small act of kindness could add up to make a big difference.


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Isra Saleem

Versatile writer skilled in both tale & stories. Captivate readers with engaging content & immersive narratives. Passionate about informing, inspiring, & entertaining through words.

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Comments (2)

  • The Dani Writer18 days ago

    Children are probably some of our best teachers. A great topic on which to focus!

  • Hey, just wanna let you know that this is more suitable to be posted in the Fiction community 😊

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