by We Are Sikhs — December 19, 2016

Meet Jagdip and Major, Father and Son

Jagdip Portrait

Jagdip Singh:

I grew up in India. I came here with my family when I was about eleven years old. I didn’t really know why we moved here but it was a good thing. I am very grateful to my parents for everything and for coming here. 

The base of Sikhism is being honest. I think it’s one of the most important things. Stay honest with your self and your life. This is what I value from Sikhism and it influences everything I do.

Gas Station  

Major Singh Sekhon:

We came in 2004 and I’ve had the gas station here since then. It’s our family business. We work every day, all year long.

Sikhism is based off this idea: work hard and give what else you have for the needy.

There are some challenges living here in America but not compared to other counties. What I love most about America is the liberty. We have all the rights here. If you work you can do what ever you want. That was the reason we moved here to America, to have that opportunity. 

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