How my Pakistani cab driver became my lifesaver

Written by Bhannu Arora
Once upon a sunny Dubai day, fresh off the plane and buzzing with excitement, I found myself in the backseat of a cab, eyes wide at the splendour of the city’s skyscrapers. “Wow, you’d need wings to reach the top floor of these buildings,” I said to the driver, who simply smiled at my tourist’s wonder.
The cab rolled to a stop outside my brother-in-law Ashish’s house.In my haste to see him, I handed over the fare with a distracted, “Keep the change!” and bounded out of the taxi, my mind on everything but my belongings.
Two days later, I realized with a gulp: my passport was missing. Panic set in, and Ashish and I turned his house upside down, inside out.
“Have you come across anything odd recently? Like a misplaced passport, perhaps?” Ashish even asked the bemused garbage collector.
With my options dwindling, I was just about to make the trip to the Indian embassy when the doorbell chimed. There stood the cab driver, a smile on his face, and beside him, a policeman holding a very familiar little booklet. My passport.
“Oh, you’re a lifesaver!” I exclaimed, trying to press a reward into the cab driver’s hand, but he wouldn’t have it. “Just doing what’s right,” he insisted. Then he casually mentioned that he is from Pakistan.
We shared a meaningful glance, one filled with the heavy history of our nations. But then I laughed, and they joined in. “Here we are,” I thought, “united by an act of kindness, proving we’re not just neighbors, but indeed part of a global family.” It was a beautiful reminder that at the end of the day, humanity trumps all else, dwarfing the mightiest of skyscrapers and the longest of histories.
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