Tag Archives: English Stories on Motherland

A Father And A Patriot: Ramendra Kumar

A Father And A Patriot: Ramendra Kumar

A Father And A Patriot: “Abba, how come Nanaji does Puja while Ammi and you perform Namaaz?” eight year old Muskaan asked her father Imtiaz Hussain. They were sitting in the balcony of their flat on a Sunday morning munching groundnuts – the year was 2023. “Before I answer your question let me tell you a little story.” “Wow! That’s …

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The Day Mother Raised The Flag: Moral Story

The Day Mother Raised The Flag

The Day Mother Raised The Flag: On August 15, at the stroke of midnight, the Indian flag replaced the Union Jack of the British Empire. And millions of Indians went to sleep in a state of excitement. For, they would literally wake up in a free country. Among them was a five-year-old girl called Amrita Rangasami. She lived with four …

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Bert’s Thanksgiving: Thanksgiving Short Stories

Bert's Thanksgiving: Thanksgiving Short Stories

Bert’s Thanksgiving: Thanksgiving Short Stories – At noon on a dreary November day, a lonesome little fellow stood at the door of a cheap restaurant in Boston, and offered a solitary copy of a morning paper for sale to the people passing. But there were really not many people passing, for it was Thanksgiving Day, and the shops were closed, …

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Remotely Thanksgiving: Humorous Short Story

Remotely Thanksgiving

Remotely Thanksgiving: Humorous Short Story – “Jessie are you sure you don’t know where the TV remote is, Bob asked her for the hundredth time, it was sitting here on the coffee table this afternoon.” Bob’s eldest daughter Jessie was quietly watching her favorite TV program. She looked up, scrunched up her face, shrugged her shoulders and turned back to …

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First Thanksgiving: Children’s Thanksgiving story

First Thanksgiving: After landing in Plymouth*, the Pilgrims had to struggle to survive through their first wretched and miserable winter in Massachusetts. When spring and summer came it was a welcome relief. They learned so many things that first year. They had planted and cared for their first fields of corn. They had found wild strawberries in the meadows, raspberries …

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4th of July Funny Story: Extended family cook-out

4th of July Funny Short Story - Extended family cook-out

4th of July Funny Story – One year, Jim’s family was having the “extended family” 4th of July cookout at their home. One of the special treats that year was the lighting of the fireworks (Roman candles, bottle rockets, missile batteries, etc.) they had bought out of state (they’re illegal in their state, of course!) 4th of July Funny Story: …

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10 Seconds To Disaster: Fighter Pilots War Story

10 Seconds To Disaster: Fighter Pilots War Story

Mitch Rawson’s pal, young Pete Tracey, had crashed to his death during the first flight of the prototype of the Skystreak rocket plane. Why? What had gone wrong? Pete hadn’t lived to tell. Now Mitch had been detailed to test-flight the new Skystreak, pulled out of retirement at the age of 48 for the death-defying feat. Mitch was sure he …

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Three Ms for Freedom: Story of Young Freedom Fighters

India Independence Images, Struggle for Freedom Stock Photos

“Chandu wait. Let’s celebrate our victory,” Abdul requested. “I’ll just be back – I must tell Baba the news. It was his training that helped me win against the New English School Giants in the Kabaddi finals,” screamed Chandu. “I know, it was your stamina and speed that really worked,” Abdul said, “Thanks to Baba.” Chandu rushed home, “Baba, Baba! …

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