“I never knew what it was like to live your entire life in the same place, let alone the same neighbourhood or even country”. His eyes welled up whenever he would recount the story.
His audience gasped with excitement. For them, it was thrilling to have lived in so many places around the world, to have the opportunity to gain so much experience, to be somewhere different every so often.
But to Ted, that very lack of stability was the problem.
He had grown up knowing he could just pick up his house and leave – literally – whenever there was trouble.
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