Category Archives: essays

Hope is a sweet thing

This weekend, I had the most harrowing personal experience. An online friend was going through a hard time, which I got to know through her social media postings and I had to intervene and get her the help that she … Continue reading

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Addicted generations

Imagine a little girl reading her book intensely. While she reads, she can tune out everything around her. She reads under her covers with a flashlight. She reads in her bath. She walks on the street reading her book, likely … Continue reading

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Can I find my tribe? Can I go beyond my tribe?

“Can I find my tribe?” is a haunting question in today’s hyper-diasporic world. Last night, in class, we watched a documentary on Aravind Eye Hospital in India, to learn about social and reverse innovation in the global landscape. It was … Continue reading

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