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The Land of My Birth by John Garner

Please tell us about yourself:
I am the eldest of two, living in Clitheroe with my dad. I was brought up in the family home in Lancashire. I attended the local schools and went to University in High Wycombe graduating in leisure management in 1995. My hobbies include charity work, walking and using computers for web design.

What is your story about?
Being born to British parents in 1973 in the British high commission hospital in New Delhi before leaving for England when I was four months old and how I achieved my aim of visiting the place of my birth.

Why did you choose to tell this particular story?
I have always used this story as a topic of conversation. I wanted to tell it to a wider audience to give them something of my experience of being born in India and how I felt about going back to this magical land.

What was the experience of making your digital story like?
It was a very rewarding experience and fun seeing "my story" unfolding in pictures and words. The camaraderie of the group was something I will remember for a long time and the joy of listening to different people telling their stories.

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