The Clean Daughter: A Cross-Continental Memoir
July 7, 2022
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Every marriage is complicated, but a cross-cultural one even more so. I grew up in North Dakota and, at the age of twenty-five, married a man from the Netherlands. My new husband was an agriculturalist working with subsistence farmers. We moved to Zambia and lived a village so remote it took an eight-hour canoe ride to reach it. Our first two children were born in the village. After six years there, we moved to the highlands of Indonesia and worked with small-scale coffee farmers for three years.
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