Figuring out where I stand

No I didn’t want to take chicken curry and roti for lunch. I wanted a sandwich with pudding and a juice box because thats what all the other kids had. First daughter, first child in the family to grow up in the United States, and this was probably the first sign of me wanting to be the typical American.

Growing up my parents made a rule that when I was at home I would have to speak hindi, I would eat indian food and watch indian movies. This was to make sure I had an Indian structure before I stepped out of the house everyday. Though, whenever I walked out, I wanted to be like the…