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my parents; my inspiration

My dad began working in public health in his twenties, studying and tracking in order to fight the HIV/AIDs outbreak in China.

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My Mother

When I was really young, I didn’t realize that my mom looked different than her siblings.

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Proud

My grandmother died last year in September. It was a ten year battle with a disease that attacked her white blood cells and eventually she just became weaker and weaker.

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My Dad and I Couldn't Be More Different

A lot of people say I resemble my Dad. We couldn’t be more different.

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Generational Love

My grandpa passed away back in March 2020, 15 months shy of my university graduation.

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Starving My Way to Self-Acceptance

Trigger Warning: Eating Disorders & Suicide When I first started seeking therapy for my eating disorder, my therapist asked how many times I binged and purged, I said, “I dunno, three or four times a week?

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A Glimpse of Faizabad, India

My parents immigrated to America from a small city in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

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Pink Boxes: Unfolding into an Unlikely Symbol of Resistance

I had my first direct encounter with the law at age 10.