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  • Swimming Upstream

    June 19, 2016 •WOMEN •Author:

    I remember the drive vividly, we were on our way to the airport to drop off our late grandparents after their visit. They were talking about everyone they’d met and how hospitable everyone had been. One of them said, when referring to one family in particular, that they must be...

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  • Identity Crisis: Am I Nepali?

    February 1, 2016 •NEPAL •Author:

    Growing up abroad we heard words like BBCD – British Born Confused Desis (substituted ABCD for Americans), Coconut (brown on the outside white inside) and plenty of other stereotypes that were used to put ‘people like us’ in a box. Back then, I was very much a Nepali who had just been living...

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