The Weight of Silence: Invisible Children of India is said to be the factual written version of the hit film Slumdog Millionaire.
Money and riches that they’ll never be able to reach surround the children in orphanages and throughout the streets and slums of India. There are more than a million people living on a mere 500 acres of land in a well-known slum of Mumbai called Dharavi. The slums are packed with hungry children that come from impoverished families. The children, as well as the adults of these slums, lack education. They look around at the high-rise buildings knowing that they’ll never have one ounce of the riches of the world.
Author, Shelley Seale, takes us on an emotional journey, showing us the lives of children living in poverty, toiling as child laborers, and those