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  One of my fondest memories of my late grandmother is walking into her home in New Delhi, India and finding her watching The Oprah Winfrey Show. The only difference was that it wasn’t Oprah that was talking, but a voice dubbed over translating her words in Hindi. Although the voice was different, the words were the […]

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When I earned my medical degree, I understood that it granted me the right to practice medicine. But over the years, I have learned that this degree has also given me the great honor and privilege to hear people’s stories. I have been given a front row seat in the class of the human condition. […]

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Beginning with Thanksgiving and ending on New Year’s day, the holiday season is my favorite time of year. It is a time of reflection and connection. It is a time where we take stock of our year and create memories with our loved ones. But it is also a very difficult time for those who […]

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Image via Photocreo Michal Bednarek/bigstock.com I was a young child when I first learned about hate. The memory, like those that make up our core, is vivid. To this day, it is the callous laughter of the girls who stood around me in a circle that I can still hear. It is the joy in […]

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Image via tan4ikk/bigstock.com I was 12 years old when I made my first vision board. Our assignment was to create a representation of what we hoped our life would look like in the future. Like most children, I scoured magazines and newspapers for magnificent houses, fancy cars and pictures of exotic lands that I would […]

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