Abroad|Citizens of the world
In Lehtonen’s family, the parents speak Chinese to each other and the children English to each other. The father talks to the children in Finnish and the mother in Portuguese. Homesickness doesn’t strike when you’re not really from home.
”Wo juede. . . ”
“You cannot be serious!”
“Sério? Incrível! ”
“So I mean that. . . ”
This is what the Lehtonen-Martins dining table sounds like.
Father Matti Lehtonen talking mom Raquel Martinsin with China. The three now adult children speak English to each other. The father talks to the children in Finnish, the mother in Portuguese.