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COLUMBUS, Ohio — In the suburbs of Columbus, entrepreneur and author Vivek Ramaswamy is running his campaign for President of the United States. That’s where WCPO 9 traveled to sit down with the hopeful GOP candidate.

Ramaswamy was born and raised in Cincinnati; specifically, Evendale. His dad worked at GE and his mother is a psychiatrist. Both emigrated from India.

Ramaswamy went to Princeton schools before going to St. Xavier High School, where he was Valedictorian of his graduating class. As a Hindu kid in a Catholic school, Ramaswamy said he took a lot away from the differences in his upbringing.

“I was back then one of the lone Hindu kids in a Catholic high school. And so the religious component of that education actually meant a lot to me. Actually I took a lot away from it,” Ramaswamy said.

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