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Bend It Like Beckham

Rajpreet Heir

Bend It Like Beckham

As an Indian-British-American girl, Rajpreet Heir didn’t feel like she fit anywhere. But Bend It Like Beckham spoke to her across continents. The movie helped her embrace an important truth — that she was never defined by a single identity.

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    Rajpreet Heir

    is a TED conference coordinator and writer. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Washington Post, and The New York Times. She was also an Indianapolis 500 Festival Princess, part of a program to celebrate “Indiana’s most civic-minded, academically driven young women.”

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