India: India as a destination

the shad king on the discovery of India becoming a destination for people other than nirvana seekers. “There is a significant population of Ethiopian immigrants in Washington DC, a vast majority of whom support their families (and often finance their own higher education) by driving a cab. As I grumpily got into a cab the other day, I was met by a beaming Ethiopian driver who eagerly asked me where I was from. India, I replied. The pride in his voice was apparent as he told me about a friend that had just left for India to study.”

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