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Story of an Indian American in, “a many thousand words”

The author Sambhavna Dhawan Khanna is a dentist based in New York City. Want to contribute? Write to us at your.stories@htdigital.in.
Located in the interiors of the Hudson valley at the backwaters of the river Hudson; Beacon village, is where I discovered paradise.
Located in the interiors of the Hudson valley at the backwaters of the river Hudson; Beacon village, is where I discovered paradise.
Published on Nov 26, 2021 12:48 PM IST
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In Covid times the school quandary: To send or not to send?

As a mother of two young unvaccinated kids – our older one being 5 years old and the younger one being 9 months old – the decision fell upon us as early as last year when our daughter’s private school decided to reopen after just three short months of being closed. At the time, I was pregnant and exhausted with no help, so we decided to send our daughter back to school. 
Could the next bug that she catches and bring home be covid? And are we terrible parents for sending her to school when we could be keeping her home? We do not know.
Could the next bug that she catches and bring home be covid? And are we terrible parents for sending her to school when we could be keeping her home? We do not know.
Published on Sep 19, 2021 10:01 AM IST
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A memorable trip out for lunch in the times of Covid

As I waited someone behind me came up and asked me: “Are you single?”
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A still from The Graduate
Updated on Sep 18, 2021 11:22 PM IST
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Covid-19 Stories: Is your dentist scared?

Did anyone even consider the big eyed, double protected, over shielded person on the other side? Probably not, right?
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Published on Jul 30, 2021 04:24 PM IST
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Covid-19 stories: I got married amidst a pandemic

Getting hitched amid a pandemic comes with its share of hurdles.
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Updated on Jun 23, 2021 04:36 PM IST
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Covid-19 Stories: How lockdown impacted mental health treatment

A therapist recalls her own battles with grief coupled with how Covid-19 impacted mental health treatment.
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Updated on Jun 23, 2021 04:56 PM IST
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Covid-19 Stories: I had a baby in the middle of the pandemic

Giving birth is always a harrowing event. Having a baby amid a pandemic, however, is a completely different ballgame.
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Updated on Jun 23, 2021 04:58 PM IST
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Covid-19 Stories: Why I made a Facebook Community for Indian Americans

Gaurav Kalra is the admin of Indian Expats in USA, a Facebook group which has nearly 30,000 members.
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Updated on Jun 23, 2021 05:13 PM IST
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COVID-19 Stories: How US 2020 elections distracted me from the pandemic

Farah Adil lives in Chicago. She’s a freelance writer and content creator. Want to contribute? Please write to us at your.stories@htdigital.in. When it first began in March of 2020, I thought this was the break, we all needed. Covid 19 had rescued us from the drudgery of being slaves to our routines, school and work and errands and the predictability of the mundane.
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Updated on Jun 23, 2021 05:45 PM IST
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COVID-19 Stories: How the pandemic made me appreciate life away from the city

Nithya Krishnan is a culinary and Zumba instructor and food blogger. She’s based in Painted Post, New York, USA. Want to contribute? Please write to us at your.stories@htdigital.in. How do you feel justified to tell a story that feels inconsequential compared to the ones you hear in a world gripped by a pandemic? A story is still a story and there are no parameters to gauge whether it’s worth telling or not.
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Updated on Jun 23, 2021 05:33 PM IST
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COVID-19 Stories: The trails and trials of the pandemic

The pandemic changes all of us. A former journalist explains how.
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Updated on Jun 23, 2021 05:28 PM IST
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COVID-19 Stories: Quarantined in NYC – have we become pictures on a screen?

The author Sambhavna Dhawan Khanna is a dentist based in New York City.
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Updated on Jun 23, 2021 05:23 PM IST
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With love from America: How we raised Rs2.4 crore for India's COVID relief

This blog is a part of the HT Initiative: Coping With Covid.
The network of students.
The network of students.
Updated on Jun 23, 2021 05:40 PM IST
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