Posts Tagged ‘ ABCD ’

Amreekandesi – The Book

October 1, 2012
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Amreekandesi – The Book

Tweet I realize i haven’t written anything on the blog for over a month, but it is with good reason. I have finally made progress on my dream project, which was an idea fostering in my mind ever since i started writing 5 years ago, with a blog tagline that went ‘Stories from America’....
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A Heartbeat Away From Moving Back To India

May 26, 2012
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A Heartbeat Away From Moving Back To India

Tweet Sometimes I feel like I’m a heartbeat away from moving to India. Maybe it will take one more cell-phone contract or one more explanation of what Namaste means before I run to the airport. Granted, I have moments like these in India too, where I’m one more electricity-being-cut-off-day from attacking the electricity board...
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The FOB who became an ABCD

December 4, 2011
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The FOB who became an ABCD

Tweet She was a starry eyed fresh off the boat when she landed at the Seattle airport and was driven to her host family by one of the members of the Indian Students’ Association who helped jetlagged, confused, and unsettled FOBs like her settle down the first time they landed in America. Her host...
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Desi Confused by America

May 13, 2009
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Tweet Came across this fascinating video. This is the story of Tripthi, an Indian girl who gets married to this NRI. When she comes to New York, her Americanized husband starts feeling uncomfortable about her FOB-iness. Then when she tries adapting to a western lifestyle, he expects a traditional Indian wife. Eventually, after being...
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Its a Small World

December 18, 2008
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Tweet You stupid FOB. Who the hell asked you to come to this country? You dumbasses from India take away from all the hard work we put into getting accepted in this country. You stink. Your India stinks. Akhil kept listening as AJ lashed out at his Indianness. AJ was Indian. Kind of. His...
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Sadda Vicky

December 13, 2007
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Sadda Vicky

Tweet Sadda Vicky… are baba apna Vikram Pandit. You don’t know him? He just became the CEO of Citi Group, known in Industry circles affectionately as Shiti Group. Another Indian does the country proud! haha…its funny when the media just jumps in on the achievements of Indians wherever they are. But then, at least...
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Posted in Current Affairs, Indians Abroad | 6 Comments »

F.O.B.

November 9, 2007
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F.O.B.

Tweet Akhil was two months old in America. He was a FOB (Fresh Off the Boat). Even though he flew in from NewDelhi. No Boat involved. All Indians around him, even the ones who had been in the US for years were FOBs. They would remain so till, well, forever. Along the way, they...
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Posted in Indians Abroad, Short Stories | 21 Comments »

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