The mayor of Paris is a cardiologist who fixes the heart of his citizens at least as it is stated by the fabulous story-teller, Anand Giridharadas.
And as if it was not sufficiently distinctive he also practices Islam and is of Pakistani origin. His fellow citizen appreciate their Mayor a lot. Just a detail Paris in that case is not the capital of France but a little town located in the state of Texas USA sheltering 25 000 souls. And by the way, the municipality can hardly find enough money to buy the new fire truck it urgently needs.
Read the full story here.
- A Muslim Republican in Paris (Texas) With National Ambitions (rendezvous.blogs.nytimes.com)
- Currents: Pakistani-Born Mayor Repairs, and Wins, Texans’ Hearts (nytimes.com)
- Pakistani mayor wins Texans’ hearts: NYT (nation.com.pk)