Gandhi studied hard to pass the bar

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Gandhi studied hard to pass the bar–harder, a number of biographers have argued,  than most English students of the time–and was enrolled as a barrister (an English word  for lawyer) on June 11 of 1891, after less than three years in England. Eager to return to  his home, relatives, wife, and child, he sailed for Bombay the very next day. His return to  India, however, was not entirely the happy homecoming he had imagined. Gandhi's  mother had died while he was abroad, and the family had withheld the news from him  so as not to disrupt his studies. He had been anxious to see her, and the news of her  passing was a harsher blow, in many ways, than his father's death had been. At the  same time, his law career ran into difficulties, and he was unable to earn the living that  his growing family demanded (he now had two children). His first lawsuit ended in a 
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