To recollect an American Entrepreneur Sr. Ford...you find security in education and Ford himself was not educated that much and surprisingly Ford did not have a reverse gear in his first automobile invention.
Raj Chetty make us Indians proud not for the medal but for the recognition and the hard work this boy and couple put in. Receiving the medal and the ceremony may last half an hour or so but the efforts are life long; for sure.
The best part in America is either you seek education or millions or billions or both !
What America makes possible can be a model in itself !