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October 24, 2017
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent; it is the one most adaptable to change. With this and a myriad of dreams in mind,...
October 6, 2017
Citizen of all and none #thirdculturekid
I consider myself lucky to be a third culture kid. My father kept reminding me that I had seen more of the world at age 15 that he had at age 40.
October 4, 2017
Why I can accept and identify with people from all cultures. #thirdculturekid
When I first moved to China I experienced a lot of culture shock. I was only eight years old so most of my bea...
August 14, 2017
Alya Al M
Sense in the dunes of ignorance #thirdculturekid
I am half Emirati and half Egyptian and was born and raised in the UAE. Some may think ‘how does that make her a third culture kid?’. The a...
July 24, 2017
There's no place like home #thirdculturekid
“We’re moving to Beijing,” my father announced back in 2006. As a 12-year-old girl, it took little to irritate me, but the prospect of moving fr...
May 18, 2017
Sighs of Knowing not Knowing #thirdculturekid
Whenever people would ask me where I was from, the dreaded “sigh, here we go again” would enter my mind. It was never an easy one-liner-answer...
May 17, 2017
The Defining Moment #thirdculturekid
I've never been the very independent type. At age 20, this notion really hit me when I was in the airport about to board for Switzerland and realized f...