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Expatriates. Why Do They Do It?

Expatriates. Why Do They Do It? Why do they leave family and friends and a country they love to live in a place that’s foreign to them? A place where they in turn will be considered foreign? The answer is … Continue reading

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The Train to Changchun, China Travel in the Mid-1980s

“Time to get up, comrades.” The train’s loudspeaker crackled above my head. I turned over and punched my pillow, trying to reshape the unhusked rice inside to fit the curve of my neck. It couldn’t be more than five or … Continue reading

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