11 Signs you’re a Third Culture Kid

 

You know you’re a Third Culture Kid When…

 

1 You know which airport to go to in the event of a coup

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2 You have spent a lot of time out of contact with your family

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3 You know what it’s like to come to school exhausted from a redeye flight

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4 You are left looking blank when people talk about the tv they watched growing up

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5 You know what a panic button is

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6 You are exposed to high levels of cosmic radiation at a young age from long-haul flights

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7 ‘I’m not really from anywhere, it’s a bit complicated…’

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8 Your heavily-stamped passport arouses suspicion at border checkpoints

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9 You have friends that you don’t get to see for months at a time

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10 You stay well clear of protests and rallies, those can bring back bad memories

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11 Your experiences have moulded your moral reasoning in ways which leave you out of touch with monocultural peers

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