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Expats struggle to fit in on return to France

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Reuters/Charles Platiau

As the end of the year draws near, people are making travel plans so that they can spend the holidays with their families. For French expats this may mean coming back to France for a few days or a few weeks. After living abroad, they may feel like strangers in their own country. For those moving back more permanently, it can be even more of a shock. A group for ex-expats helps people ease back into life in France.