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International Citizens
Penny Montford
United KingdomGALLERYCONVERSATION
I feel that women today are freer to choose a partner from a different race, culture or nationality.

My family gave me a hard time when I chose to be with a Palestinian, Muslim man. But it would have been almost impossible to lead a normal life with him if I had been born when my mother was. I feel that women today define themselves quite differently than they did in my mother’s day. I feel many more of us are defining ourselves as ‘international citizens’ with identities that are a blend of different cultures and nationalities and who are more concerned about identifying with certain values than with where we were born, the color of our skin or what religion we were brought up with.
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