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Multiculturalism

Reaching Out to Linguistically-Challenged Couples: A Personal Manifesto

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By Alex Poole Photo Credit: Andrea Fregnani Bilingual couples aren’t so exotic anymore. I can count at least a dozen of them in my area (Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA), most of which involve one native speaker of English.  This fact probably comes as no surprise to those of you who are part of a bi/multilingual […]

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Multilingual Musings

10 Reasons Why You Should Marry a Foreigner (Like I Did)

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By Corey Heller Photo Credit: Kim Hyeyoung What with all of the fantastic American men around, what made me choose to tie the knot with a foreigner? How about this fun, tongue-in-cheek, stereotypical rundown of some of my favorites (ignoring, of course, all of the challenges that go into an international marriage – you can […]

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Families

On Multicultural Marriages, Burnt Potatoes and Why Life Is Beautiful

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By Alice Lapuerta Photo credit: Aaron Alexander There are days when I just feel completely overwhelmed by over-boiling cooking pots, poopy underwear (yeah we are regressing again with potty training), colicky screams, endless piles of dirty laundry and annoying household machines that just keep breaking down in the most inconvenient moment (like our washing machine […]

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Families

Following the East Wind: An International Marriage, Part Two

by Corey
Waltraud and Leo's marriage ceremony.

In Austria during the post-war reconstruction years, when foreigners were few and bicultural couples rare, a young Austrian girl and a Korean student met and fell in love. They were determined to overcome all obstacles in order to build a life together. This is their story. (Read Part One of this heart-warming story first.)  Waltraud […]

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Families

Following the East Wind: An International Marriage

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In Austria during the post-war reconstruction years, when foreigners were few and bicultural couples rare, a young Austrian girl and a Korean student met and fell in love. They were determined to overcome all obstacles in order to build a life together. This is their story. Waltraud posing for a photo.   By Waltraud Kim […]

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