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As a child growing up in Nigeria, I often wondered what being a "proper" missionary kid was like.
Etiology of adult missionary kid (AMK) life struggles.
By the author of the excellent Healing Henan: Canadian Nurses at the North China Mission, 1888-1947 (UBC Press, 2008), this book explores the end of the missionary era in China by investigating the experiences of a small group of Canadian missionary kids (MKs) who returned to North China in the late 1930s as missionary nurses and often also became missionary wives.
As a missionary kid, I witnessed the rapid growth of Christianity in Korea, only to return in 1996 to find booming churches swelling with materialism.
This is a special time of year to reflect on what it was like growing up as a missionary kid in Japan.
Strategies for dealing with crisis in missionary kid education.
Rosik and Kilbourne-Young (1999) linked what they called unique mission stressors to the development of dissociative disorders in adult missionary kids, and Carr (1994) discussed the importance of understanding the traumatic stress of missionaries and recognizing the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder among them.
I've heard it claimed that something like a third of those who worked in the Canadian Department of External Affairs, in its heyday, were missionary kids.