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What does MK stand for?

MK stands for Missionary Kid


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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.
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.