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More and more Americans consider themselves "hidden immigrants"

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Lena Andersen, 27, is the daughter of retired Danish diplomats. Born in Lebanon at the beginning of the country's long civil war, she has spent most of her life away from her native Denmark in places like Japan, Hungary, England, Taiwan, and New York. (Amanda Rivkin/CNS)

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Lena Andersen, 27, is the daughter of retired Danish diplomats. As a "third culture kid," she has spent most of her life abroad in countries as far away from her native Denmark as Lebanon and Japan. (Amanda Rivkin/CNS)

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Lena Andersen, 27, is the daughter of retired Danish diplomats. Born in Lebanon, she has spent only 6 years of her life in her native Denmark. (Amanda Rivkin/CNS)

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Lena Andersen, 27, is the daughter of retired Danish diplomats. Before serving in the diplomatic corps, her father was in the Danish military. Andersen's mother is a native of Zimbabwe, formerly called "Rhodesia." (Amanda Rivkin/CNS)

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As more employees and their families are sent overseas by companies and the government each year, a growing number of people feel strangely out of place when they return to America.


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