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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the editor: May 2020

Nearly two months have passed since the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Michigan. In the time since, schools have closed, businesses have suspended their services, the healthcare system has been pushed to its limits and thousands have died. As the Indian SCENE continues its pandemic coverage, we’re paying close attention to the ways

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Letter from the editor: April 2020

An interview published in the Harvard Business Review last month put a name to what I imagine many of us are experiencing right now. “We’re feeling a number of different griefs. We feel the world has changed, and it has. We know this is temporary, but it doesn’t feel that way, and we realize things

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Letter from the editor: March 2020

“Magic happens when cultures meet,” says the owner of a new local artisanal home goods store we’re profiling this month. We’re one month into our second full year of publication, and I’m excited once again by the work the Indian SCENE has done and by the importance of empathetic, clarifying journalism in a moment characterized so

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Letter from the editor: February

I’m delighted to celebrate an exciting, challenging first year of publication for the Indian SCENE. In our first year, we’ve covered fascinating stories, with more in the pipeline and lots of ideas for stories being dreamed up every day. I’m struck by the power of this publication to better connect members of our community here

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Letter from the publisher: Celebrating our first year

It is hard to believe that my journey to launch The Indian SCENE to connect our vibrant and growing Indian community began a year ago. My vision was clear, yet I was not sure where the path would take me. I hoped to broaden your view and start conversations at home and beyond by sharing

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Letter from the editor: January

The Indian SCENE debuted in 2019, ready and determined to tell the stories of metro-Detroit’s Indian-American community that had for so long gone untold. I’m terribly proud of the work we did in our first year, and of the people who made our success possible — writers, photographers, readers, and members of the community who

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The Indian SCENE’s Best of 2019

First person: After abandonment and loss, searching for peace. Om Pattabhi on being left on the streets of India, losing his sister and finding a place to call home (July 2019) Through hardship and heartbreak, Usha Ram is an open book. Even after divorce, the OB-GYN believes that true love never dies. (May 2019) Public Practice. How

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Letter from the editor: December

As I reflect on the Indian Scene’s 2019, I’m so pleased with what our contributors have put together this year. Among my favorite pieces we’ve published are a profile of the beloved NeeHee’s restaurant, a searing personal essay by high school senior Om Pattabhi, and the story of a local cricket team, playing in a

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Letter from the editor: November

This month, I’m excited to share one of the most ambitious projects we’ve ever done: a two-part feature on caregiving and Alzheimer’s disease, anchored by a couple whose story is tremendously inspiring and illuminating. It’ll be one of the most important stories we’ve ever published, and a necessary one: Caregiving is a role more and

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Letter from the editor: October

After a summer of fun profiles and lifestyle advice for everything from graduation to relationships to wine, I’m excited that The Indian Scene is ringing in fall with a thought-provoking slate of columns and features in our October issue.  Early this month, we profile Anuja Gupta, a physician, entrepreneur and real-estate developer who’s hoping to

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