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Polio Eradication in Photos

These photos try to capture the essence of my short excursion to India this year to learn more about the polio effort and lend a helping hand by vaccinating children, consulting with the local health...

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Iterations of Equality

Parvati stood out from all the other women in her village. She could read and write. She was confident and charismatic. She looked men in the eyes when she spoke to them. She spoke to them. And when...

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The Wisdom of Coconuts

“So, you want to learn black magic,” the kindly guru said, bald pate and sea-blue eyes shining with wise amusement. “Well, uh, I was more hoping to study the role...

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India, a Song

India is a song that calls back to me with bright colors in its voice. In a simple memory, I am there. In the scent of henna, or in a sip of chai tea, I am there. With my sight on a small creature crawling,...

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Gandhi Quandary: Peace Leader’s Home Ignites Conflict

Last week, a number of news syndicates including BBC and UPI reported that Mahatma Gandhi’s home in Johannesburg, South Africa was sold to the French travel company, Voyageurs Du Monde. The house, which...

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Our Time in India

We arrived in Mumbai, the native name for Bombay, at 5am after a long, sleepless night. This was a unique experience for myself and for our two daughters, 11 and 13-years-old. The weather was warm...

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