At Risk Stories - Mr. Lakshman Agadi

Full Oral History Interview

Mr. Lakshman Agadi

Birthplace

Description

Lakshman Agadi, 76, is a successful business owner in the field of women’s medical device distribution and sales. The interview includes discussion of his early life in a large family with five sisters. He credits his mother and sisters with giving him an equal opportunity outlook with regard to women, and the reason why he has been dedicated to helping doctors serve women. Lakshman is a devout practitioner of Shaivism and has been a major patron of the Hindu of temple in Lemont, Illinois. He discusses the importance of dreaming big and giving to as many worthy causes as he can. Other topics discussed include: his entire family’s ambition and success, traveling the world with his children, and his recipe for success.

Identifier

oh498

License

Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)

Date Recorded

April 16, 2021

Interviewer

Jitesh Jaggi, Arathahi Agadi

Extent

58:24

Date Of Birth

May 1944

Place of Birth or Hometown

Laksmeshwar, India

Date of Immigration

1975

Reason for Immigration

Family; Higher Education

Port of Entry

Chicago, IL

Occupation

Owner of a medical device sales company

Family's Religion

Hinduism

Languages Spoken

Kannada English

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