posted on Jan, 12 2010 @ 03:14 AM
I know my opening headline may sound a bit racist to some of you, but I get asked this question all of the time, since I do work in a hotel and I also
work for an Indian-Amerian family, I guess I am expected to have an answer. Well, I don't, I know that the family I work for did not live the life
they have now, they pretty much lived in poverty. One brother left India and went to London, then from there to the US, he managed to become a store
operator, after several years his brother joined him here, they opened this hotel and have been here now a few years. They are now Americans, but live
a very Indian lifestyle, I praise their ability to hold onto their customs and culture while giving respect to the American way of life.
But what is the answer to this question? It is true, every hotel in our county is owned by a Patel. Every independant convience store is owned by a
Patel. I am sick to death of the derogatory and racist manner that folks throw this question at me, and I would like some truth, an answer, to throw
Mods, please place in an appropriate forum, I didn't know where to place this.