El Estoque

Story of Our Stuff: They stored their lives away in boxes in India

Senior Rhea Solmon’s old towel is now faded and splotched with old color. The black thread that her mother, Sujatha Solomon, used to sew Rhea’s name onto the towel is coming off. Photo by Mingjie Zhong.

Mingjie Zhong

December 18, 2014

“[The towel] is pink in color and square… As I grew up, I started using it, and then I obviously started getting older and bigger, so we just kept it in one of the cupboards. Then when my sister was born, we used the same thing for her,” senior Rhea Solomon said. “So my mom decided to kee...