* To our parents, who meticulously documented our achievements. You made writing this book easier. * To our relatives and friends for sharing their childhood memories and anecdotes. * To Kiran, for agreeing to share her personal photographs. * To the teams at India Vision Foundation, Navjyoti India Foundation, and at home for their unending support. * To our illustrator, Gittu Khalil, for translating our childhood memories into visuals so accurately. * To our publisher, Narender Verma, for envisioning the series on Kiran's life and work, as a legacy for the coming generation. * To our editor, Dr. Amrita Bahl and the school children who shared their views in the focus group discussions for adding the 'youth' perspective and keeping the focus on the larger message of the series.