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In this screengrab from video posted by BBC News Hindi,15-year-old Jyoti Kumari's rides with her father during their 700 mile-long journey to their family's village of Sirhulli in eastern India. BBC News Hindi hide caption

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Indian Teen Bikes 700 Miles With Injured Dad, Gets Movie Deal — And Sparks Debate

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Residents wade in a flooded street after heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai on August 4, 2019. Indranil Mukheerjeee /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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COVID-19 Is Mucking Up Mumbai's Plans To Prepare For Monsoon Season

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People wait for a bus in Mumbai, India, on Monday. India is reopening its restaurants, shopping malls and religious places in most of its states after a more than two-month lockdown even as the country continues to witness a worrying rise in new coronavirus infections. Rafiq Maqbool/AP hide caption

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People wait to enter a bakery to shop for treats on Wednesday, ahead of Eid al-Fitr in Srinagar, India. Hindustan Times/Hindustan Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Police officials patrol as people stand in line to buy alcohol in Kolkata on Monday. Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The normally bustling food stalls and shops along Mohammed Ali Road, shown here in 2010, are now shuttered because of India's coronavirus lockdown. Frédéric Soltan/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Actor Irrfan Khan has died at age 54, after an acclaimed film career in India and on the international stage. He's seen here in 2018, during a visit to Park City, Utah. Ray Tamarra/GC Images hide caption

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Prema Thakur, an official for the Champawat district in India, teaches Pratap Singh Bora, a 56-year-old migrant laborer from Nepal, how to write his name in Hindi. Sanju Chand hide caption

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Employees wearing protective masks work in a call center run by Uttar Pradesh state police in April during a lockdown to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Lucknow, India. Pawan Kumar/Reuters hide caption

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India's Lockdown Puts Strain On Call Centers

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V Unbeatable, the dance troup from Mumbia that won the top prize on America's Got Talent: The Champions this year, are pictured with (left to right) Alesha Dixon, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel, Terry Crews and Simon Cowell. Trae Patton/NBC hide caption

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A crow flies near Rashtrapati Bhavan, the presidential palace in New Delhi, on April 2. Air quality has markedly improved in India's capital since the country's coronavirus lockdown began last month. Jewel Samad/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Migrant workers and their family members line up outside a New Delhi bus terminal hoping to board a bus for their villages. Millions have lost their ability to earn an income because of the government-imposed lockdown aimed at limiting the spread of the coronavirus. Bhuvan Bagga/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Coronavirus Lockdown Sends Migrant Workers On A Long And Risky Trip Home

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Fire brigade personnel sanitize a government hospital as part of precautionary measures against the coronavirus in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday. Rajanish Kakade/AP hide caption

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