Paul David Glader

A journey up the family tree

Travel | How one man from New York discovered his roots in Argentina and traced his Baptist ancestors to the Arctic Circle
by Paul David Glader
Posted 5/31/08, 12:00 am

Nyköping, Sweden- Paddling a yellow kayak past hundreds of green islands and through the dark, choppy waters of the Baltic Sea south of Stockholm, the mind wanders: How did this trip begin?

The travel industry calls this a heritage trip-genealogical tourism. A scientist would call it a DNA vacation. An anthropologist might call it a journey into the family tree.

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Junior exec

Culture | Meet Brandon Conley: teenager, high-school student, hedge fund operator
by Paul David Glader
Posted 5/31/08, 12:00 am

NEW YORK CITY- The life of a budding 15-year-old investor is rarely sluggish.

After a youth choir practice at St. Malachi's Church in midtown Manhattan, Brandon Conley and his younger sister, Joralyssa, meet up with their mother at a nearby coffee shop, where Brandon is supposed to log in for an online class with an experimental high school for gifted youth that Stanford University has started.

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A student at work at the India Heritage Center in New York.

Hidden apartheid

India | For lower-caste Indians in America, injustice and discrimination can persist
by Paul David Glader
Posted 5/03/08, 12:00 am

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