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Vallinath Mangalampalli


I had a favorite shirt with blue checks on a white background. It was given by my father when I appeared for my first job interview. He told me that it was very expensive and he especially got it for me from a dealer.  When I got it, it looked very good on me and I used to feel confident and motivated. I got trousers specially made for it. For the first five years, it was my first choice for all special occasions. I used to wrap it in a special cover and store in the cupboard. The new look on the dress was present for many years. I got many more dresses but my preference and liking remained with that old shirt. Five years back, the shirt looked a little tight. I got it repaired by my tailor and was ok for two more years. Then I started putting…