That damn accent. That beautiful accent

Photo by Kristina Flour on Unsplash

“Where are you from?” they ask me the minute I open my mouth.

All it would take is one word, a simple hello, and they would immediately discover that I’m not one of them, that I’m a transplant from a faraway land.

After seventeen years of living in the US, I still haven’t figured out how to pronounce one American word correctly before revealing my true colors, my…

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Natasha Tynes

Natasha Tynes

Writer. Journalist. Words in @washingtonpost , @ElleUK , @esquire . I write about: ✍🏼 Writing 📲 Creator economy 🌍 Mideast