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Detained by chance. Unbroken by choice.

I felt exactly the same, just attending an event at the American consulate!

musings by the window

The following is a true story that occurred with me between July 10th and 13th, 2015. On my arrival in the United States, for a holiday, I was interrogated, detained, and sent back to India. Close to 30 hours at 3 airports and a total of 42 hours on 4 flights, and here I am, ready to share.

My aim of penning down my experience was threefold: to spread awareness that this can happen to anyone; to pass on some survival tips and life lessons that I gained while dealing with this; and to help myself feel better. Writing and completing this article in a week’s time has been cathartic, to say the least! I’d like to thank my close friends who encouraged me to make a blog post out of this, for everyone to read and share if they want to.

Everything written here is true to my knowledge…

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Stone Flowers’ Scrapbook

Picture1This is the scrapbook for my novel Stone Flowers. Check it out! Flowers

Ever wondered about 1974? What Do You Remember?

Catch My New video announcing my next Book Stone Flowers

celebrating my e-book release

My book is out as E-book!

Available as Nook, Kindle,iTunes editions.

See the Kindle edition here for an excerpt

New review, MUST SEE

New review of Middle Time in The Book Review of the Literary Trust

Review of my book on