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‘Full of everything I needed’ — orphaned scholar chooses Memphis

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 27, 2022 8:09 PM CT | Published: November 27, 2022 8:09 PM CT

ALSAC’s Priya Tummalapalli once envisioned herself practicing international law abroad, but the sudden death of her mother put her on a different course, one firmly rooted in Memphis.

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Aisling Mäki has spent the better part of two decades writing about Memphis. A former digital journalist for WMC Action News 5 and staff reporter for Memphis Daily News, her work has also appeared in The Commercial Appeal, High Ground News, I Love Memphis, Inside Memphis Business, The Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent, Memphis Magazine and Tri-State Defender. 


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