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The Medium of Knowing

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.”

Nelson Mandela

The first word which I spoke in Hindi (my mother tongue) was, “पापा” which means father. It established an emotional connection with my father and my family. The first sentence which I spoke in English was, “A for Apple” and that was the beginnNing of my academic career.

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