Where are you from?
Having grown up all over the place, I really suck at answering this question. And in 2008, I wrote about how I stumble through answering it in an essay called “The White Lies that TCKs Tell.” I published it on DenizenMag.com, a website I had created for Third Culture Kids. It struck a chord with the community, and since, the article has been shared by more than 10,000 people on Facebook.
Earlier this summer, Rupa Shenoy from Public Radio International found Denizen and reached out to talk about growing up as a global nomad. I wandered over to her studio in Boston and we ended up chatting for a little over an hour. She ended up using the interview in her show Otherhood, a podcast for people who came to the United States as children or are the children of immigrants. It was published this week, and you can listen to…
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