3 Types of Expatriates by Djibouti Jones
~:: Djibouti Jones ::~
What’s an expatriate?
“Someone who used to be a patriot,” my son said.
“Someone who pays double the rent,” my landlord said.
“Someone who eats pork,” my Muslim friend said.
“Someone who can get me a visa to the United States,” my English student said.
“Someone we laugh at,” my neighbor said.
Actually, an expatriate is someone who lives outside their passport country.
I’ve picked out a few types (and one surprise):
- Expats who stick out
- Expats who hunker down
- Expats who blend in
ABOUT RACHEL: I was raised in the Christian west, now I live in the Muslim east. Expat, runner, author, mother of three, wife to one, Faith-er. I write and pray for peace.
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