Do You Know The Words To Your National Anthem?Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes
Today will be the 11th year I mark Independence Day as a resident of the United States, and the third as a citizen.
But long before I became a citizen, or permanent resident, or had any idea my life would bring me to this country, I knew all the words to The Star-Spangled Banner.
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You might think that’s a little odd for a girl from Calcutta (ok, Kolkata, though I’ll always call it “Cal”) who’s extremely proud of her Indian heritage.
But I […]