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Repetition

To get to the Lufthansa lost and found desk during a layover in the Frankfurt airport, you need to have a true friend or two to help you withstand the scary emotional implications of a lost iPhone go through customs … Continue reading

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Gut Feelings

There was something I couldn’t put my finger on about the hotel we stayed at on Mandarmani beach. Something felt off. Initially, I had a few vague reasons that explained my discomfort. Immediately, upon opening the gates of the hotel, there is a row … Continue reading

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People are Flowers and Master’s Degrees are Stars

Two summers ago, while sitting in a hot, unair-conditioned room in IIT-Bombay I finally got it . There, I learned about the CTARA institute, an advanced degree program for developing rural alternative technologies. I captured a lesson that I carry with … Continue reading

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Good Luck Charms

Twenty four hours before flight 0421 leaves Boston for Mumbai, I raced around my house searching for a good luck charm. My bedroom floor, already a tornado of sunscreen bottles and flowy pants, became even more hazardous as I searched through its very last uncharted … Continue reading

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