Episode
June 5, 2013

Cultural chameleons

For 'Third Culture Kids,' identity is more than a passport.
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Children hold the Union Flag and China's national flag at Puxi campus of the British International School, Shanghai on October 25, 2011 in Shanghai, China. (ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

Where are you from? A simple question, but for some a complicated answer, and a source of anxiety. Third Culture Kids are defined as people who spend a significant part of their developmental years outside the parents’ culture. Rarely citizens of the countries they live in, they often struggle with issues of identity and belonging.  So what defines “home” for these cultural chameleons? Join the conversation at 1930GMT.

In this episode of The Stream, we speak to:


Rebecca Grappo @RebeccaGrappo
Founder, RNG International Educational Consultants
rebeccagrappo.com

Stephanie Yiu @crushgear
Founder, Denizen Magazine
denizenmag.com

Sezin Koehler @SezinKoehler
Writer
sezin.org
Maeva Peek and Keertan Menon also join us via Google+ hangout.

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