The Long Form
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The Long Form

A Few Words on Life

The Story of My 97-year-old Father (Part I)

Vicaji Taraporevala

A Long and Eventful Life

My father, Vicaji Jivanji Taraporevala, was born in 1923, one of nine siblings. My paternal grandmother had a long (she passed away at 98) and happy life but said that never a day went by that she did not remember the child she lost when he was just seven years old. My paternal grandfather…

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Kai Taraporevala

Kai Taraporevala

Search for an understanding of the universe. The roads I am travelling: the scientific method, science, mathematics, humanism, the arts, music and kindness.