faded bridge into the fog

How a Minor Childhood Memory Built a Bridge Across Time and Seas

by Jacqueline Jannotta

*Coming soon:* Long after I witnessed a disturbing childhood incident, I re-lived it as an adult — and it helped me understand what countless people experience on a daily basis. This “reverse immigration” episode was one of several that made our year abroad exceptional on many levels, especially as it increased our capacity for empathy in unexpected ways.

If you are at all curious about creating your own year abroad, check back to learn how you can get a copy of Let’s Leave the Country! A Guide to Your Family Year Abroad, which is the guide book I wished I’d had when we began our journey.

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