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What I missed most when I moved from India to Atlanta? The steady stream of visitors to my home.

Cocooned in my Atlanta house, I felt safe, but not at home. It was just too quiet. I missed the mayhem. I missed, too, the unplanned, spontaneous comings and goings of neighbors. Everything in America seemed efficiently structured and excessively orchestrated, from children’s playdates to a cable technician’s visit.
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