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‘They are suffering, so we are suffering’: Local woman tells story of family’s struggle in India
Hopes to see vaccines available back home
India Sikh temple
Takhat Patna Sahib, also called Sri Harimandir Sahib, is a place for assembly and worship for Sikhs in the state of Bihar, India. Bassi explained that some Sikh temples across India have begun to donate food and oxygen tanks to people suffering from Covid-19. Photo courtesy Jaspreet Bassi.
Jaspreet Bassi, a resident of Forsyth County and a paraprofessional at Denmark High School, said that she hardly ever looks at the news anymore to see what’s going on in India. “I don’t have to look at the news to learn,” Bassi said. “Because when you have your own family there, you hear about their own experiences.”