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What’s in a Name? Plenty.

Yep it’s a long name and it’s fine if you don’t quite get it first time

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SSending me out into the world with the name Suchandrika Tia Chakrabarti was a bold move by my parents. It’s a gift, on many levels. For one, it makes every introduction to a new person a chance for me to get the measure of them. Occasionally, just a Suchandrika Chakrabarti, or even just a Suchandrika…




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Suchandrika Chakrabarti

Suchandrika Chakrabarti

writer | comedian | buttondown.email/suchandrika

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