This culture? That culture? A fun Denizen infographic.
So this is the tragedy of being a global citizen, intercontinental.
I learned that investing in other people is always worth the effort. Loving is always worth the risk.
At school, it seemed like the kids who were more “Americanized,” those who were more assertive, daring and funny had a much easier time making friends and succeeding academically.
When I saw my friend Si’s e-mail telling me that another earthquake had hit, only one thought came to mind. My close friend Liv would have been at work, right in the heart of Christchurch’s Central Business District. WHERE. WAS. SHE.
I’m trying to write a story about the first time I held hands with a girl. Simple enough, right? It is, after all, something most people have done.
I still remain unsure of how to approach the situation. Even though I identify myself partly as Egyptian, my pale complexion and my passport say that it is not my place to discuss the future of Egypt.
Unstable, uneasy, uncomfortable. That’s how 25-year-old TCK artist Grace Kim describes her installation on Third Culture Kid identity.
In the Middle East, I never felt out of place skipping along in my shorts and t-shirt amongst the elegant flutter of women’s burkas.
Why am I so passionate about helping TCKs get published? That’s simple. TCKs are different from those who have not travelled. You think differently. Y