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Articles Published in January, 2012

Rites of Passage

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Cultural inhibitions prevent Indian Americans from discussing and planning for the eventuality of death. But shouldn't we devote as much care and attention to this sensitive topic as we do to other areas of our lives?

Asking For help

FROM THE ARCHIVES: It is a sign of courage, not weakness, to admit that you need help.

The Man Who Will Not Ask For Money

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Plunging into the gift economy

Of Blue Morphos, Sloths, and Ziplines

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Costa Rica travelogue

A Rare Success Story

The Global Polio Eradication Initiative has made giant strides in its mission

Rediscovering the Joy of Quiet: Thank You, Pico Iyer

A New America Media/First Post feature

Perfect Sunday

At the end of the day yesterday, as we were eating dinner at the only open restaurant in Elk River (an old logging town turned hunter’s vacation paradise), my seven-year-old son, Ranjan, said, “This was the best Sunday I’ve ever had in my entire life.” We had ...

Notes on a Hindu literature

FROM THE ARCHIVES: We need a concerted effort in literature and the arts to preserve Hindu culture

Harmony with the Harmonium

Event: Saturday, Jan. 21, Davis

How Cajun Meets Desi

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Incorporating flavors from New Orleans into desi food
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