The American Journey: How Suri Sehgal overcame adversity to make a difference in lives of millions

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The life of Suri Sehgal, born in the part of India that is now Pakistan, is a quintessential American success story. After overcoming tremendous adversity during his early teens, including witnessing the carnage of the Partition of India, he came to the United States in 1959 to do a PhD at Harvard University. Sehgal became an esteemed crop scientist, seeds man and a successful international business executive before launching his entrepreneurial career. Today, Sehgal is one of the most impactful Indian American philanthropists, making a profound difference in the lives of millions of people in India. The first episode of The American Journey chronicles the remarkable life of Sehgal.