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- Author: Mahatma Gandhi
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was the fourth child of the prime minister of the tiny city-state of Porbandar, about halfway between the major cities of Bombay and Karachi. Gandhi received the normal education for a boy of his family’s position. His family married him at age thirteen to a girl from another locally important family; Kasturba remained his wife until her death in 1944. After the death of Gandhi’s father in 1885, the family decided that Gandhi should go to Great Britain and study law, with the hope that he might enter the civil service of local Indian...
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