It is a very special day today for me.
My precious Pops is turning 70!
It’s pretty unbelievable that he is now a septuagenarian! ( I think that’s what you call them!)
Humble to a fault, with a heart bigger than the universe, that’s my Pops.
He’s been my guide, my inspiration, my support since, well, forever.
Born to a farming family in Kenya, the youngest of multiple siblings, Pops popped out a ready-made uncle! He had nephews and nieces to play with as a youngster and was always called Kaka, which means baby, as he was the youngest. Pops lost his own father very young, but his mother and brother brought him up.
He wasn’t the biggest academic in school, loving sports and dancing, but wanting to do the best he could, he pursued Dentistry and went to Wilson College in Mumbai.
Here he is with some of his…