John Kerry’s Background: Childhood Into Adulthood John Kerry’s background has substantially influenced his career and made life as a politician…
Third culture kids (TCKs) are people that have spent a significant part of their developmental years outside of their parents’…
Kara Walker is among one of the most prolific and complex American artists of her generation. She has gained national…
Celebrities from all over the world face challenges in their everyday life, but Kobe Bryant used his TCK background to propel him into a basketball G.O.A.T.
The music video “This Is America” sparked a lot of conversation about gun control, police brutality, and racism.
My name is Andrea Bazoin, and I am a translator. In high school, I used my then-limited Spanish to translate for the Central American immigrants who came to my checkout line at the grocery store in our small Nebraska town. Interpreting their “Cuanto cuesta?” was helpful, but I knew what I was really translating was a message of welcome.
Born in Havana, Cuba in November 1948, Ana Mendieta was a well-known performance artist throughout the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s. At age 12, she and her sister were forced to flee Cuba after her father joined an anti-Castro counter-revolutionary force, and the two siblings spent their first few weeks in the United States at a refugee camp in Florida until they were sent to an orphanage in Dubuque, Iowa — a location with a culture very different from the life Ana knew back in Cuba. She wouldn’t reunite with her mother and brother for five years and her father for another 18.
For some in the LGBTQ+ community, the holidays aren’t the most wonderful time of the year. Instead, they can ignite familial pressures and uncertainties.
One of the things expats, missionaries and TCKs have in common is their ability to adore where they are, miss where they’re from and feel like they don’t fully belong anywhere — all at the same time.
The awe-inspiring city is glorified by breathtaking forests, grand parks, immersive art and architecture that beckons travelers to explore.