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Did That Really Happen?

June 2010
Did That Really Happen?

1. An Indian-American who once competed on “The Apprentice” won the Democratic nomination for U.S. Representative in Ohio's 2nd Congressional District.

2. Students at a school in Gujarat were forced to walk barefoot on a bed of burning coal and glass shards to enhance their determination.

3. A sitcom called “Outsourced,” which features several Indian-American actors, was picked up by NBC and will debut this fall.

4. Indian MP Shashi Tharoor proposed to his girlfriend using Twitter.

5. Dalit activists laid the foundation of a temple dedicated to ‘Goddess English’ in an Uttar Pradesh village.

(1, 2, 3 and 5 really happened)

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