Over 30 years of medical practice I have come to know quite a few immigrants who confided that they felt cast adrift, unable to settle the question of where they truly belonged. In effect, they felt as though they had become sojourners without a permanent country. Wherever they happened to be at the time, they carried the acute awareness of an emotional tug from their other home halfway round the globe. more»
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