Finding the Good Way: Retracing My Mother’s Journey in the Himalayas

Growing up, I always assumed I would be just like my mother. I would travel to India… and yes, of course I would get my PhD. Why? Because my mom did. Now, at seventeen years old myself, I can only hope to follow in her footsteps. Not by getting a PhD in anthropology, or traveling to Nepal, but by finding my own path as she did twenty-five years ago. As it happens, my mother and I are very similar. I …

Dec 3, 2019

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