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Childrens' journey from India's slums to the stage

30 June 2012 Last updated at 18:20 BST

A charity is attempting to lift a group of young people out of poverty in India, with a musical based on their lives.

Some of the children have previously worked by foraging through rubbish to survive.

They are currently touring around the world with their musical, Ekatva, which means oneness.

Divya Talwar reports.