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Community immersion, trust, and apathy

He lurched across the courtyard. I’d never seen him like this before, staggering into groups of well-wishers, cursing his friends indiscriminately, and stopping to retch on his graceful exit from the shaadi. He wasn’t the only one drinking. From the … Continue reading

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What am I here for?

This is my most recent public column, written for Indicorps. When I’m cold, I wallow in self-pity. When I’m hungry, I’m grumpy. And when I’m tired, I’m cantankerous. Cantankerous. For the last few months, I’ve been cold, hungry, and tired. … Continue reading

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Our choolaa

It’s bitterly cold in the mornings before sunrise. The desert air is crisp and the ground is damp with dew, and it’s not until 8am that the sun starts to rise above the mountains. We have no hot water in … Continue reading

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