Parmjit Singh, Convenience Store Owner, May 2021



Parmjit Singh, Convenience Store Owner, May 2021


Interviewee: Parmjit K. Singh
Interviewer: Gurpreet Singh
Date: May 11, 2021
Format: Video recording
Zoom Location of interview: Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Transcriber: Gurpreet Singh
Additional Transcription Equipment used: Zoom
Project in association with: University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire


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May 11, 2021


Gurpreet Singh


Alexis Polencheck


Parmjit Kaur Singh, also known as Pami, is a hard working immigrant from Punjab, India. She came her when she got married and is the loving mother to two boys by the name of Harpreet Singh and Gurpreet Singh. She currently lives in Eau Claire, Wisconsin with her family and owns convenience store by the name of Sunoco, in town. She enjoys drinking tea, watching Indian soup operas, gardening, and spending time with her family. In this interview she gives her thoughts on Covid-19, its impact on her business, and also how it has been devastating to her native country of India. She talks about the devastating effects of Covid that is currently happening all over India, all the horrible situations it has caused, the massive shortage of medicine, lack of vaccines, and how it has impacted her family in India.

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