Need Vs. Desire?
As an eight-year-old, birthday is perhaps the only occasion when your faith in cosmic ability to hand you your most cherished gift is tested to its limit.
It was my eighth birthday celebration, and I was busy pinning all my hopes on receiving my brand-new cricket bat as a birthday gift. For that small kid with big dreams, not having a new willow was the only thing preventing him from becoming the best batsman in the country.