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This Global Life | Day 25: Djibouti

Hi, I’m Rachel.  I live in Djibouti with my three kids and husband, Tom Jones (not the singer, though he thinks life might be more interesting as a musical). Raised in the Christian west saying ‘you betcha’ and eating Jell-O salads, I now live in the Muslim east, say ‘insha Allah,’ and eat samosas. My […]

This Global Life | Day 22: Ghana

My name is Christy Johanningmeier. I am a teacher at an international school in Accra, Ghana. I have been living overseas for a third of my life. I have taught English in China, 3rd grade in South Korea, and now I teach Bible here in Ghana. I love teaching, kids, and exploring many aspects of […]

This Global Life | Day 21: Mali

Hi! I’m Anna. I started my cross cultural life in 2008 with language school in Quebec and then a move to the Republic of Congo. April 15 may remind you of taxes, but it will always remind me of the day I arrived in Mali, where I now live with my husband and three children. […]

This Global Life| Day 19: Ukraine

Hi, I’m Kim! I’m married to Jed and we have five crazy brave kids. We are the founders of Wide Awake International and live in Ukraine where we serve precious boys and men who live in a rural mental institution in our region. We adopted our oldest son, Vladik, from that institution last summer. Those […]

This Global Life | Day 18: Bosnia

Pozdrav iz Sarajeva! Cat Norman Tahirović here. I spent my childhood in Nigeria where my parents worked as medical missionaries until the early 2000’s. In true TCK form, I grew up to later try out life in back in the USA, then in China, Czech Republic, and Germany while building a two-pronged career in photography […]