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"...being a foreigner ... is a sort of lifelong pregnancy—a perpetual wait, a constant burden, a continuous feeling out of sorts. Like pregnancy, being a foreigner ... is something that elicits the same curiosity from strangers, the same combination of pity and respect." -  Jhumpa Lahiri, The Namesake

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The Milky Way

To buy a car, I hired a lawyer and a mechanic. To register it without a permanent resident card, I bribed government officials. I was...

Progress is us

Growing up in a country with no economy, progress meant money. Money to buy salt and flour. Money to buy a second pair of pants. Money to...

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