My Story: Love Was Brutally Lacking In The 26/11 Terrorist Attack

Bharat Nayak

November 5th, 2015

On a request from a fan Harsha Bhogle met a courageous American lady Kia Scherr who lost her husband and daughter to the Mumbai attack on 26/11. The job done by Mumbai police during the attack was commendable and this inspired Kia to come to India and work with Mumbai police. This is what Harsha Bhogle has to say about the lady:

“Sometimes cricket brings you into contact with the most remarkable people. This morning I met an American lady who knew very little about cricket. Kia Scherr had lost her husband and daughter to the heinous Mumbai attacks on 26/11. Rather than sit back and bemoan her fate, she decided to return to India and work with the Mumbai police, to help train them and spread cheer and happiness and a smile. She has made a 30 page booklet called “A Pocketbook of Peace” so the policeman can read it one page a day to bring a smile. Her One Life Foundation is seeking to bond more with the Mumbai police and other police forces around India to “restore balance, to deepen commitment to love unconditionally” because, as she says “love was brutally lacking in the terrorist attack”.

Kia and a group of expat cricket lovers mainly from Australia and England played a cricket match against the Mumbai police today which they hope will help bridges with the police and in course of time, use cricket to spread the message of peace.

It is a nice way to use the power of cricket in India and in an atmosphere of negativity and sensationalism, maybe someone will be able to highlight this.

Kia seems like a bundle of positive energy. She could easily have been the opposite.”

Sometimes cricket brings you into contact with the most remarkable people. This morning I met an American lady who knew…

Posted by Harsha Bhogle on Saturday, October 31, 2015

Share your thoughts..

Art Has The Power To Transform Lives

Related Stories

Pakistan, an eight year hiatus and the return of cricket

Two Women Constables Rescuing A Lady

My Story: The Day I Saw 2 Women Constables Rescuing A Lady, I Knew I Wanted To Join The Police Force

Sachin Tendulkar Requests All MNCs To Recruit Sportspersons For Job Security

India Play Their 500th Test Match Today. The Journey From Being Underdogs To Champions

My Story: I Was The Only Girl Amongst 100 Other Boys In The Camp

Home gaurds

Maharashtra: Home Guards Not Paid For Over 6 Months, Forced To Work Like Bonded Labourer

Latest on The Logical Indian

Fact Check

Kathua Rape: J&K Police Rubbishes Reports Published By Dainik Jagran, Confirms Sexual Assault


BJP Youth Wing Leader Boasts About Setting Fire To Rohingya Camp In Delhi, Complaints Filed


Kerala: This Bank Goes Beyond Its Duties And Helps 800 Villagers Learn Organic Farming


Seven Opposition Parties Move Impeachment Motion Against CJI; Submit Petition To Vice President With 71 Signatures


Gujarat HC Acquits Maya Kodnani From Naroda Patiya Case, Worst Massacre Of 2002 Gujarat Riots

Get Inspired

Manipuri Man Missing For 40 Years Reunites With Family Thanks To YouTube