The Displaced Nation

Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois USA
Geographical history:USA (Chicago, Illinois; West Palm Beach, Florida; Ventura, California; Washington, DC): 1969 – 2002; Spain (Barcelona): 2001; USA (Princeton, New Jersey; New York, New York): 2002-10; Brazil (São Paulo): 2010 – present.
Passport: USA — my daughter, however, has three: USA, Brazil & Germany.
Current occupation: Aspiring novelist and screenplay writer, business school lecturer, and former research director at a Wall Street firm.
Cyberspace coordinates:Born Again Brazilian (blog) and @BornAgainBrazil (Twitter handle)

What made you leave your homeland in the first place?
Ever since I was a child, I wanted to explore the world and always had it in my head that I would live in other countries. I think it was because I used to read a lot as a kid, stories about other places, some of my favorites being James and the Giant Peach and The Little…

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15 Responses to

  1. Alex says:

    How did your daughter get a German passport????????

    Interesting facts and tid bits!

  2. Meredith says:

    Awesome. I never knew your name or your pretty face :).

  3. Ray says:

    Megan, may we call you Megan now?


  4. Hey, the Griswalds were from Chicago (“Holiday road oh oh oh. . .)
    Regarding shelter after WWIII, I thought higher ground would be the best place to live in case of nuclear fallout. If so then Brazil and Germany should be avoided, and a location like Tibet should be chosen instead – unless you have a gambling addiction – (get it: tiBET).
    Megan is a lovely name. I was growing fond of Bee-eigh-bee though.
    ” Clark, you’re not recording this right?”

  5. It looks like we lived in Barcelona at the same time???? And maybe Washington DC, to?

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