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Rama Rawal, 86, Burlington

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Title

Rama Rawal, 86, Burlington

Description

Rama Rawal came to the United States in 1968, moving to Bridgeport, Connecticut, from Siddhpur, a town in the Indian state of Gujarat. Rama’s son Rajesh calls Siddhpur “a teeny tiny place, not on any maps.” There, Rama and her husband were elites: he worked as a lawyer and she taught English in a private school. But they came to the U.S. in the hopes of giving Rajesh and his brother, who were then 11 and 10 years old, more opportunities.
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Creator

Mike Dougherty

Publisher

vtdigger

Date

April 21, 2020

Contributor

Fred Pond

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Citation

Mike Dougherty, “Rama Rawal, 86, Burlington,” COVID-19 Archive, accessed November 27, 2022, https://covid-19.digitalvermont.org/items/show/354.