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How to Survive Culture Stress

I recently experienced culture stress. The situation: the purchase of a new refrigerator and the fact that it took two weeks for it to be delivered, which meant two weeks of storing my food at my neighbors’ house and two weeks of rearranging my schedule to be available on days the refrigerator might be delivered. This ordeal led me to think about culture shock, culture stress, and, finally, the goodness of community.

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The first day I met "Karla," she was sitting at a table in a class I was substituting. Her eyes were big and fearful of this strange American teacher who had just walked in.

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Because IDEAS works in over 13 countries to restore hope in marginalized communities, we’ve seen a few airports. . . and we’ve eaten at a few airport restaurants!

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