Dealing with the aftermath

Like most Americans, Harjit Dhaliwal remembers exactly where he was when two planes hit the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Dhaliwal, who grew up in Malaysia and moved to Vermont in 1995, was in a meeting at the Hinesburg school where he worked. Like most Americans, Dhaliwal and his family sat glued to the television set that Tuesday evening, unable to eat dinner, shocked and afraid and unknowing what would come next. In the aftermath, almost immediately, his life changed in ways he never expected. Dhaliwal, unlike most Americans, was made to feel like he didn’t belong...

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