I was born on January 9, 1982, the second child to my immigrant parents from India. My parents worked hard to give us the life they had only dreamt about. Growing up as a first generation Canadian was difficult at times, as my parents didn’t understand what it was like to grow up Indo-Canadian. At my elementary school Daly Grove, I was a minority. I dealt with racism and being secluded because I was “different,” little did I know that this would help shape the woman I have become.
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