Cyclone Phailin slammed into the east coast of India over the weekend. It caused widespread destruction of property, but minimal loss of life. Indians are surprised and pleased at how well the government's evacuation effort worked.
Originally published on Fri February 15, 2013 1:05 am
For Valentine's Day, Morning Edition commentator Sandip Roy shares a family love story from 70 years ago.
I always knew that my mother's aunt Debika was the most beautiful of all the great-aunts. I didn't know that when she was young, she jumped off a moving train for love.
She is now 90. Bent with age, she shuffles with a walker. But she's still radiant, her hair perfectly dyed.