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2013 New England Runner Sled race #16 vs #1

Feb 23, 2013 - Hogback Mountain, Montville, Maine The 1st heat of the Championships. The 16 fastest racers from the time trials from the previous week race head to head in the race. Number 16 - the slowest of the qualifiers (yours truely on a 1935 Flexible Flyer Airline Racer) is pitted against th ...

'Kitne haath tode maine, maloom?' Meet Hardik Patel, Patidar poster boy and man without a plan

Aug 29, 2015    

Nothing prepares you for the disappointment of meeting Hardik Patel, the 22-year-old leader of the Patidar reservation movement.You go to meet him expecting an anti-reservation crusader, a fiery orator who plans to unite "27 crore" Patidars under his leadership and an ideologue keen to dismantle the existing caste-based quota system and replace it with a new idiom of social justice.But, after interacting with him for a few minutes, the image that lingers is of a young man inspired by violence, street-vigilantism, parochialism and contradictory, confused notions of injustice. He comes...

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