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EXPAT STORY: Courtney Bowden | Chapter 19

Leaving the United States wasn’t a tough decision for me. It was an intuitive one, a Spirit-led one, and I suspect a life-saving one, too.

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From One Day to Day One.

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Cancun, MX
“It took many years of vomiting up all the filth I’d been taught about myself, and half-believed, before I was able to walk on the earth as though I had a right to be here.”
- James Baldwin

May 1, 2021 is a date I’ll always remember fondly, because that’s the day we embarked upon our Blaxit journey.

As our plane descended into Cancun’s airport my eyes welled, and before I knew it tears were falling down my cheeks and flowing into my KN95 mask.

I looked out of the window and breathed a sigh of relief.

The joy I felt was unspeakable in that moment because I was experiencing one of the most major manifestations of my life, and I recognized that everything we went through led us to this moment.

Courtney Bowden

Published 2 months ago