The incident made me realize that my ability to live the life I want is entirely contingent on the whims of the American government. But perversely, this has only intensified my desire to stay in New York.
It may seem obvious, but taking the time to say proper goodbyes is critical. So, instead of clocking out from your relationships early, make a point of letting friends and family know just how much you care.
In this wallet, two lives sit together.
So this is the tragedy of being a global citizen, intercontinental.