How I bought a cow-- and donated its calf
When Shoba Narayan moved to India from New York, she didn't think she would buy a cow. She had heard of India's holy cows, of course; encountered them on India's chaotic roads, mooed at them even. Shoba believed in India's Holy Cows. As a lifelong vegetarian, she didn't go so far as to worship the cow. She merely desisted from eating them. Enter Sarala, a milk-lady with a proposition.