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Following the East Wind: An International Marriage, Part Two

by Corey

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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Are You a “Real” Multilingual Family?

by Corey

One of my favorite poets is David White, a wordcrafter extraordinaire. His writing has a gentle yet profound way of reminding us to stay true to who we are, even in the face of a world that prefers we fit neatly into a prescribed mold. Here are the first few lines from his poem titled […]

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America and Russia Meet in a Hamburger Joint: Obama and Medvedev Out for Lunch

by Corey

They always say that there is no better way to share your culture and friendship with someone else than over a meal. And what better place in America than a hamburger joint?  Here is a video of American President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev sharing a hamburger and fries together during President Medvedev’s […]

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Returning Home After Living Abroad

by Corey

By Corey Heller This originally appeared in Multilingual Living Magazine. As many of us know and have experienced, living in another country changes you forever. You will never be the same and will never see things the same way again.  I mentioned this to a friend after having lived abroad for a year. She looked […]

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