Virginia Abernethy’s Born Abroad, an anthropologist’s autobiography with generous helpings of wit and political commentary, starts the reader on an eye-opening journey to a former time in the United States and Latin America and takes him along the decades of Dr. Abernethy’s long life: her brilliant academic career, her divorce, widowhood, and remarriage, her original hypothesis on fertility rates, and her activism.
Dr. Abernethy, who was born in Cuba in the 1930s to American parents and who is bilingual in English and Spanish, is a Harvard-trained scientist and an activist. She has been a leading voice in issues spanning fertility in the United States and the effects of unbridled immigration, including its economic damage to working Americans. Because of her long years of experience, her academic achievement at elite American universities, and her role as an outspoken woman, she is a threat to the establishment’s devotion to Cultural Marxism and multiculturalism. For that reason, Dr. Abernethy’s voice is needed now more than ever.