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Story of an Activist : Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi was born Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi in Porbandar, British India on 2nd of October 1869.

In May 1883, aged 13, Gandhi married to Kasturba Makhanji who was also 13. 530 more words


Imaging Brazil 137: Toddler with turban in Belo Horizonte, MG)

A personal selection of photographs with their stories in English, Portuguese, and Dutch (scroll down for the Portuguese and Dutch texts).

137. Toddler with turban / Criança com turbante / Peuter met tulband… 298 more words


Starting With Me

“All my life, I’ve always wanted to be somebody, but I see now I should have been more specific.” – Lily Tomlin

Of all its strong selling points, my initial attraction to Pepperdine University School of Law was its Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution. 339 more words

Original Essays

Honor Thy Teachers

In the July 2015 edition of National Geographic, Ela Bhatt, leader of a women’s cooperative in India, is quoted:

“I am not a Gandhi scholar, nor a devotee.  

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One Last Head Wobble

Another Indian city, another adventure. We waved goodbye to Dharamsala, watching the Himalayas fade out the back of the bus until we arrived in Amritsar, home of the Golden Temple, holy place of the Sikhs. 656 more words