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Ten Days of Love

Roma, an award-winning movie for Best Foreign Language Film in Golden Globe Award 2018 has caught my attention. It reminded me of someone who had shown me what love is. This black-and-white movie took set during political chaos in 1970s Mexico. Roma told a story about a young domestic worker named Cleo who works for a rich family. Like a common housemaid, she does mundane activities in a big house, including taking care of four children. Less dialogue, Cleo does everything wholeheartedly. The family whom she works for is very kind to her, and so are the kids. They make a strong bond with Cleo. Honestly, I was so moved while watching it, not only because of the sad scenes but also because of the storyline that brought me to a similar feeling of a person I knew. A person who loved me sincerely. Cleo reminded me of mba Sri right away, mom’s niece from my hometown who used to be a caregiver in my family. I think mba Sri was the same age as Cleo. She was just a junior high school gradua