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Notable Sikhs

In this Seattle suburb, Sikh Americans make historic gains amid tough challenges

Satwinder Kaur made it official in March. That’s when the 31-year-old single mom announced her candidacy for City Council in Kent, Washington. Eight months later, Kaur’s victory made her the city’s first elected council member who is Sikh, she said. “They’re really, really proud that one of their own is representing at City Hall,” Kaur told NBC News.