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    Kamala Harris Will Be The First Indian-Origin, Woman Vice President Of The United States And Desis Had Hilarious Reactions

    "RIP Indian family WhatsApps"

    In what is supposed to be a historic triumph, Joe Biden finally won the 2020 presidential election and will be the next president of the United States. Meanwhile, Kamala Harris will serve as the first woman vice president of the country.

    President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris take the stage at the Chase Center to address the nation
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    1. In fact, Harris will be the first Black woman vice president, and the first person of Indian-origin to hold the office. Her mother, Shyamala Gopalan Harris, was born in Chennai and came to the United States at the age of 19.

    While I may be the first woman in this office, I will not be the last—because every little girl watching tonight sees that this is a country of possibilities.

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    Vice President of the United States 🇺🇸 How it started How it’s going:

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    “Madam Vice President” is no longer a fictional character. @KamalaHarris

    4. South Asians, therefore, had a lot of reasons to celebrate. Harris' victory was a portentous success for women of colour and also a brilliant representation of hope.

    Crying and holding my daughter, “look baby, she looks like us.”

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    Thinking about all the brown & black girls who will see themselves in @KamalaHarris and will grow up knowing that they can be anything. #MadamVicePresident

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    How amazing is it that we have a Black Desi woman as VP? To all the Black and South Asian girls out there: YOU CAN DO ANYTHING!!

    7. Diwali truly came early for Indians.

    Joe Biden & Kamala Harris. The week of Diwali, no less. 🇺🇸🪔🇺🇸❤️

    8. Desis also had hilarious reactions to Harris' historical win — right from claiming her as one of their own to wondering about the current state of Indian family WhatsApp groups.

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    imagine Kamala Harris’s Indian relatives rn like you’re just Vice President? why not President??

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    @_ashmip “But Sanjeet Uncle’s daughter got 80 MILLION VOTES. How did you not top that?”

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    A Kamala is Vice President of the US While many Kamala aunties are still gossiping about us.

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    With her Tamil-Jamaican heritage Kamala Harris will be a refreshing influence on the US with her chilled out island spirit and deep jealousy of better neighbouring states.

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    Countdown to Desi folks claiming Kamala as a distant relative

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    the same Indians who tweet about loving Trump are about to start telling stories about how Kamala's great aunt once made them laddoos when she's VP

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    My irls are putting stories about Kamala Harris jese unki mausi ki ladki lagti ho.

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    Not gonna lie, Kamala mausi meri door ki rishtedar hain

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    🎉 🎉 🎉 🎉 Desis right now 🎉 🎉 🎉 🎉

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