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Lebanese-Canadian Citizen: Income Family and Brain Drain

lebanese-canadian citizen: Being from an upper-middle income family, and a dual Lebanese-Canadian citizen presented me with the opportunity of leaving home with ease -- a luxury unavailable to many, according to Rabble. After being accepted into a top-tier university, I purchased a one-way ticket, and that was it. Since then, I have lived in the U.K. and more recently in Canada. But really that wasn't it. My life was shaped by a sense of moral responsibility to remain and attempt to build a better future for myself and my fellow country men and women. Coming from a country that suffers from a near incomprehensible level of brain drain, most of my life revolved around resisting the idea of leaving. ( As reported in the news.