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May 17, 2017
Reflections of a belonging state #thirdculturekid
I think that to every person that sees themselves as a TCK it means something a little bit different. I see being a TCK as reflected in th...
Russian Roulette #thirdculturekid
I am half-American and half-Chinese, and spent my entire life growing up in Beijing. You look at me and expect one language, but I'll give you the other o...
Defining the TCK experience
But what is home?
Home is where you feel familiarity, find friends, have family, make memories...
As a TCK, home truly no longer becomes one place but...
May 16, 2017
“There is freedom waiting for you,
On the breezes of the sky,
And you ask “What if I fall?”
Oh but my darling, What if you fly?”
On our way home on the train, my f...
May 9, 2017
The heart-opener #thirdculturekid
I am hit with a gasp of chill air as I enter the air-conditioned hospital. Lately, I’ve had some stingy pains in the chest area.
Fearing the worst, I decid...
March 17, 2017
Last week at work a colleague and I started talking. It turned out that he also was a so-called Third Culture Kid (TCK). Meeting TCKs, especially in places where you at least expect to me...
March 13, 2017
Let me introduce myself first, my name is Riad and I consider myself part of the third culture kid. How about we start with a little brief about my background?
So, I was born in Barranquil...