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Ruta Sharangpani has a different lens on life

Exuberating pure, unadulterated joy, her gait lively and spirited, Ruta Sharangpani skipped down the stairs of her home and enveloped me in a warm hug. Though she seemed to have no such reservations, I wasn’t exactly sure how and where to start getting to know Sharangpani. The doctor, now medical director for the Wayne County

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Association spotlight: The Green Indians

“If you don’t say the honest thing, it never becomes true,” the writer John Green has said. It’s this kind of attitude we all need to conquer one of the biggest problems of this world. Pollution, carbon footprints and plastic waste are among those things buried under the shiny cover of globalization. The honest truth:

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Style profile: Sunita Dass on her “eclectic, creative” style

Sunita Dass remembers poring over the pages of Vogue as a young girl growing up in Bramhall, England, and then in Michigan, when her father’s job took her family to the United States. Now an attorney who attended the University of Michigan and a mother to two high schoolers, Dass stays in touch with her creative

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Style profile: Zaim Becovic, bodyguard to the stars

Born in present day Montenegro, Zaim Becovic moved to the United States in 1986 with the hopes of pursuing acting and becoming a movie star. But feeling cheated by Hollywood producers and managers, he decided to try a career as a bodyguard, and received an education in personal training and executive protection. Along the way, he worked

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The Madhavans: A Story of Adaptation, Again and Again

On a sunny fall morning, I turned into a wooded driveway to find a gentleman waiting with a bright, welcoming smile. After weeks of planning, numerous texts, missed phone calls and several garbled messages, we were finally meeting in person. Both of us are busy grandparents, so finding the convenient time had been a bit

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Association spotlight: South Asian Bar Association of Michigan

The South Asian Bar Association of Michigan (SABA) is a dedicated organization of South Asian attorneys practicing in Michigan. The association provides a vital link between South Asian attorneys while promoting development through networking, advocacy, and mentoring. SABA seeks to strengthen the rapidly growing legal community with a recognized and trusted forum for professional growth and

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Love, care and a life-changing diagnosis: a story of Alzheimer’s disease

This is the first of a two-part series from The Indian Scene. In this installment, we’ll tell the story of one family and a life-changing diagnosis. Next week, we’ll follow them as they navigate their new normal, and explore the financial and logistical realities of Alzheimer’s and caregiving. Sumi Mehta’s husband was worrying about her.

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