73 minutes | Jul 19th 2020

Ep 8: Emigrating To The USA & Then Returning Home w/ Guest Maryam Hassan

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In this episode, Em talks to Maryam about her decision to move from the UK to the USA. Maryam is a Montessori teacher and at age 30 decided to take her skills state side and settle in Chicago for a new start. We talk about the feeling of upheaval, setting somewhere new, the benefits of living alone and getting to know yourself, growing apart from and falling out of love with the punk scene and the freedom of driving. In this episode, we blend thriving into surviving as Maryam's new life unfortunately then takes an unpredictable turn when she is forced to come back home while her visa and application for a green card run into problems
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