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From Pasties to Pierogi/Maria Sliva

Nothing short of an adventure abroad

February 7, 2014
The Daily Mining Gazette

Four weeks ago, I moved in with my second and final host family. Since then, life has been nothing short of an adventure. In my previous column, I gave a brief description of my current family, which is comprised of an oncologist host father, a judge host mother, and two host brothers ages 19 and 8. Technically speaking, I also have a 17 year old host sister, but she is currently away on a Rotary Youth Exchange herself in Mexico. I now live in a different small suburb of Warsaw called Podkowa Le?na (pohd-koh-vuh lesh-nuh), which means "Horseshoe Forest," in a house that has been in the family for generations.



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