ABC news.com 2013.09.16 14:48
By BISWAJEET BANERJEE Associated Press
In a country where many girls are still discouraged from going to school,
Sushma Verma is having anything but a typical childhood.
The 13-year-old girl from a poor family in north India has enrolled in a
master's degree in microbiology, after her father sold his land to pay for
some of his daughter's tuition in the hope of catapulting her into India's
growing middle class.
MICROBIOLOGY, RUPEE, SIBLING, TUITION, GIRL, DOWRY, India