75 years after India’s violent Partition, survivors can cross the border — virtually

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Ishar Das Arora, 83, watches a 3-D video of his birthplace in Pakistan, through a virtual reality device.

A virtual reality project helps survivors of India’s Partition glimpse long-lost birthplaces they fled as children. Fraught relations between India and Pakistan mean they can’t visit in person.

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