Learning a Foreign Language Taught Me a Beautiful Lesson About Life

Some challenges can only be met when you learn how to relinquish control

Walter Rhein
Bouncin’ and Behavin’ Blogs
7 min readMay 24, 2024

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My expat cohort competed over fluency, and for a time, I wore the crown.

The group contained a hodgepodge of personalities. There was a frat kid, there was a teacher, there was a computer programmer…

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Walter Rhein
Bouncin’ and Behavin’ Blogs

I have 10+ years experience as a certified English and Physics teacher. 20+ years of experience as an editor, journalist, blogger and novelist.