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Woman Bleeds Proudly At London Marathon To Raise Awareness On Periods

She was all set to run for a charity but a night before the London Marathon, she started bleeding. 

She had a choice, either to skip the race or to run even in difficulty. She chose to live, not to leave. Kiran Gandhi belongs to London who chose a bizarre practice to encourage women not to get embarrassed in their period days. Kiran along with other two women Meredith and Ana ran 26.2 miles race and completed it in 4 hours, 49 minutes and 11 seconds. The racers were able to collect $6,000 for Breast Cancer Care.

In her own words, "I ran with blood dripping down my legs for sisters who don't have access to tampons and sisters who, despite cramping and pain, hide it away and pretend like it doesn't exist." She added, "I ran to say, it does exist, and we overcome it every day." 

Kiran, a graduate from Harvard Business School is a drummer and working on her solo music project named Madame Gandhi.

Woman Bleeds Proudly At London Marathon To Raise Awareness On Periods

Woman Bleeds Proudly At London Marathon To Raise Awareness On Periods

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Kiran becomes a symbol of feminism now.

Kiran becomes a symbol of feminism now.

A marathon to remember.

A marathon to remember.

Kiran believes in owning comfort level.

Kiran believes in owning comfort level.

She is happy to receive emotional support from co-runners.

It was her first marathon and she made it memorable.

It was her first marathon and she made it memorable.

Meredith and Ana had the experience of running but it was first for Kiran.

Meredith and Ana had the experience of running but it was first for Kiran.

She found few people commenting her badly regarding her bleeding.

She found few people commenting her badly regarding her bleeding.

With a loud laugh, she said it was disgusting. But, she didn't care.

They were encouraged and supported by loud cheer.

They were encouraged and supported by loud cheer.

Her dad supported her with cheer t-shirts.

Her dad supported her with cheer t-shirts.

Kiran is a drummer and aims to re-imagine a healthier music industry for women.

Kiran is a drummer and aims to re-imagine a healthier music industry for women.

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