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Ex-Expat Thoughts

I was listening to Obama’s Cairo speech on NPR the other day when the radio cut out and it went to static. My first thought was not that I was driving through a radio dead zone, or that NPR might … Continue reading

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There Goes The Neighborhood

As we carried our bags and boxes down the winding carless alleys to our new hutong home, we passed our new neighbors, grandparents and toddlers having dinner in the doorways and staring curiously at the heavily-laden foreign couple. Stick turned … Continue reading

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