"where are you from?"

The short answer

I'm mixed background - my mother is from Panama and my father is from Norway. I was born in Miami, and spent the early part of my life in the United States. I lived several years in Asia - Singapore and later, Beijing where I completed highschool. I went to University in Baltimore, medical school in St. Maarten, and completed my Family Medicine residency in Brooklyn. I live in Houston now with my wife and daughter. We travel frequently to visit family in Panama, about once per year.

Below is a shot of El Valle, a cooler mountain town in mountains of Panama