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Sohrab Hura
Indian, b. 1981 (Associate)
Featured Essays
Jul 3, 2018
‘Be careful’, my father had written to me, ‘It’s supposed to be unsafe out there’, words interspersed with photographs from the cargo ship that he was working on as he made his way up the Mississippi river to the port right outside New Orleans. The immigration rules did not allow him to step on American soil and he had no choice but to remain on his ship. His short-lived glimpse of the country had... More...
Featured Essays
Apr 24, 2018
At age 26 Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, the heir to the throne of Rajpipla, was wed to a suitable princess. He had hoped that a “normal” marriage followed by the birth of children would bring peace to his mind, but he was more miserable than ever. The marriage had not been consummated and after just a year together, Gohil’s bride filed for divorce. Confused and frustrated with himself, he suffered... More...
Featured Essays
May 23, 2017
The Invisible Thread: Used by magicians to levitate and animate small lightweight objects and to create other such illusions.

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Featured Essays
Mar 3, 2017
In February of 2017, Sohrab Hura was in Hyderabad, India, where collectors of old cars gathered to display their possessions. While the Indian nouveau riche tend to buy imposing four-wheel-drive vehicles or Porsches, the Maharajas prefer Rolls Royces and Bentleys, which sometimes stay in their families for more than 50 years.

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Featured Essays
Sep 21, 2016
In anticipation of the canonization of Mother Teresa in Rome on September 4th, 2016, Sohrab Hura traveled to Kolkata to visit the Missionaries of Charity. Mother Teresa established the Missionaries of Charity in 1950 to serve "the hungry, the naked, the homeless, the crippled, the blind, the lepers, all those people who feel unwanted, unloved, uncared for throughout society, people that have become... More...