Bend Ex-Pat Brit Talks Brexit

For many ex-pat Brits, Brexit hits home even though they now live overseas. Simon Johnson moved to Bend with his family two and a half years ago from France, but is originally from the U.K.. He says one of the benefits of being part of the European Union is that Brits can travel and live between the 28 countries without passports or going through an extensive process. However, he says he’s not surprised to see what many are calling a “divorce” for the U.K. from the E.U. because he believes economically the relationship has never quite made sense. We asked him if he could compare that relationship to anything else and here’s what he had to say.

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