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Oral History Interview with Simi Ahuja

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Simi Ahuja was born in Pennsylvania, but grew up in Minnesota. She graduated from college in Minnesota and works in health care administration. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Parents, familiarity with parents' language, involvement in a women's group of second-generation children; family values; Indian community connections; spiritual life; self-acceptance, holiday celebrations; family trips to India; university experiences; future plans, advantages and challenges of being a second-generation child; struggle to balance cultural and familial expectations.

Date: April 10, 1998
Subject(s): Simi Ahuja
Type: Oral History
Language: English
Creator: Polly Sonifer
Location: Minnesota

Holding Institution: Minnesota Historical Society
Collection: India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project
Additional Information: Phase 2
Item History: 2016-11-23 (created); 2016-11-23 (modified)

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