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Simi Singh Juneja is pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing in Paris through NYU, co-producing the feature length comedy film, Miss India-America, and currently in Bali for 28 days drafting a memoir.

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Bali Through the Eyes of the Hormonally Challenged

(7) Comments | Posted October 23, 2013 | 3:11 PM

Ten days in Bali, and I am sick of the sunshine and green juice. I love the delicate cucumber and earthy spinach taste with a side of dirt. My hormonal changes decided to unpack themselves here before my yoga pants, so I am trying to have compassion for my perceptions...

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He Could Be My Son

(267) Comments | Posted April 21, 2013 | 3:09 PM

He could be my son: the oval face; the close-set dark eyes; the curly black hair; tall and lanky. My son was born in 1993, same as the Boston Bomber suspect. As a mother of a swarthy young man, I'm always vigilant about the similarities in appearance of a terrorism...

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Why Would Some of the Brightest Minds at Facebook and Google Leave to Work For This Not-for-Profit?

(2) Comments | Posted August 15, 2012 | 11:18 AM

In 2004, Salman Khan began tutoring his seventh grader cousin in math over the internet. The former hedge fund manager, MIT graduate, and Harvard MBA, then began recording lessons and uploading them onto the newly created YouTube from his Palo Alto closet. Along with dancing babies and cute kittens, Khan's...

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The Sikhs Next Door

(14) Comments | Posted August 5, 2012 | 10:38 PM

The Sikhs gunned down today in Wisconsin could have been my parents. Besides my mother being the founder and president of every organization she can think of to organize and be president of, she is also a founding member of her Sikh gurudwara in Virginia. This is a story I...

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Proud About Pride at the White House

(1) Comments | Posted June 19, 2012 | 11:31 AM

My sister emailed me her invitation to the White House to celebrate LGBT Pride. I had to take a pause. Never in my or my children's lifetime would I ever have imagined that a sitting president would stand up and welcome her -- that he would see her.

I have...

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