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  • Amar Sawhney: Blessings in disguise

    Amar Sawhney: Blessings in disguise

    By Kathleen Mabley
    Kathleen Mabley
    Published: May 13, 2010

    When Amar Sawhney arrived in Austin to pursue his graduate degree, he had $500 in cash that came from the sale of his mother’s jewelry and two suitcases — the most he could bring from India. He didn’t know anyone, didn’t have a place to live and wasn’t selected to work on any of the graduate projects he applied for.

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      Harry C said on April 26, 2012 at 7:13 p.m.
      Dr. Sawhney, I attended your seminar today and came away impressed and inspired. Thank you for sharing your time with students!
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      Ryan Sovelius said on April 12, 2012 at 4:48 p.m.
      Hello Amar, Just wanted to say I really enjoyed the above read, very motivational. We need more people like you. Best, Ryan