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Kumar Krishnan

Mental Health Counselor, Self - Employed in Atlanta

Ideological Foreigner

PRESENTED ON MAR 24, 2019
IN ATLANTA @ VOL 39

Kumar Krishnan talks about this journey to find a spiritual and ideological home after emigrating to America at a young age.  

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BY MARTA RODRIGUEZ-KARPOWICZ
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(This presentation has also been featured at Pecha Kucha Vejle)