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“I met one kid waiter. About 13 years old. He came from Uttar Pradesh. I asked him, ‘What are you doing here? Why don’t you study?’ He told me [...]

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“People like to be scared,” said the master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock. Halloween is probably the only time of year to scare the living daylights [...]

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It was nightfall. My bus pulled out of Istanbul’s main bus station, heading into the darkness of the Turkish countryside. I was due to arrive in the [...]