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This Global Life | Day 29: Southern China

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Hi, I’m Emily, and I currently live in southwest China with my husband and two children. We’ve lived in China for over a decade and yet I’m still learning new things about the language and culture nearly every day. I love hanging out with friends, being in nature, cooking, learning new Chinese characters (it’s true) […]

This Global Life | Day 27: India

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My name is Melody. My husband and I have one daughter, and are expecting another baby in six months. I am in medicine and my husband does community development, but we are pausing our professional careers at the moment to study language full-time. My family and I live in India, where we have been for […]

This Global Life | Day 26: Nepal

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I am a science-geek epidemiologist married to an economist-geek development guy. When our firstborn was young we lived all over the US for job reasons. We soon figured out that working in the foreign service would be much more stable, and are raising our girls wherever Uncle Sam takes us. We have been posted to […]

This Global Life | Day 25: Djibouti

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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

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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 […]