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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & Owner
Ray Rasmussen, General Editor

Volume 12, Number 4, December 2018

Martin Duguay
Gyeongsan, Gyeongbuk, South Korea

Reverse Culture Shock

It’s my first trip back home after a year abroad in South Korea. On a city bus in Montreal, my head starts spinning. I’m bombarded by the conversations around me. A young man brags about his sexual exploits to his buddies; teenagers gossip about their classmates; a married couple is having a heated exchange I’d rather not be privy to. I’d forgotten about the joys of public transportation.

temple stay …
one with
the running stream



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