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Inspired by our conversation with Elizabeth Miki Brina, author of the new memoir Speak, Okinawa, we turn again to cross-cultural relationships and families, and the challenges that they bring up for those involved, many of them unexpected.
We also consider how much those problems can change and worsen, depending on which country the immigrant spouse is from, and how that country is perceived in their new country.
Be sure not to miss last week’s episode, the interview with Elizabeth Miki Brina that sparked this conversation.
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