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The funny brown mom taking on New York’s comedy scene

She goes by @funnybrownmom on Instagram, performs her comedy in a salwar kameez and bindi and hopes to become a voice for Indian women getting back into the workforce. This is all part of Zarna Garg’s third act. “I’m nervous all the time,” says Garg, who is pursuing a career in screenwriting and stand-up comedy

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Association Spotlight: Key2Finesse

Key2Finesse is a student-run non-profit organization that started in 2015 with the mission to create leaders for tomorrow. Even in a fast-paced, technology-driven world, there is a multitude of obstacles in the way of children’s growth and their future. Many are faced with hunger, poverty, unsatisfactory education, and Key2Finesse wanted to change this. They have

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Life with Crohn’s disease, the invisible illness

For Sanjeet Subramanian, March 3, 2009 is a date that stands frozen in memory, one that culminated with his first diagnosis for Crohn’s disease — inflammation of the small and large intestines. His memory is vivid, recalling everything from specific dates and times to sequences of events. “My first symptoms were that I had absolutely

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Style Profile: Comedian Rajiv Satyal on self-image and shoes

When Rajiv Satyal told his parents he wanted to be a comedian, he says “they freaked out.” But by day two, they’d come around to the idea. “My dad said, ‘Now that you’re doing this, go get on Jay Leno’s show.’” The Fairfield, Ohio native graduated from the University of Cincinnati and worked in marketing before pursuing

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First person: For Dhairya, and the spirit of the game

The Detroit Royals’ start to the 2017 season was not great — we needed more energy. We had great players, but still, something was missing; we needed a spark. That’s when our most memorable game came: the Royals were down 8 wickets, with merely 50 runs on the board and finally managed to score over 120

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Association Spotlight: Detroit Indian Women’s Association

In December of 2018, when Savita Monroe (co-owner of Perfect Brow Threading Spa and Wellness) and Rachna Chandra (owner of Taj Cottage) met at a restaurant, little did they know that their seemingly never-ending lunch would actually turn out to be the beginning of their journey of empowering women of the community. They reached out

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