The Free Press, Mankato, MN

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December 29, 2012

Study abroad grows by becoming smaller

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MANKATO —

“Even though we all speak English, we don’t realize how many differences there still are,” Bird said.

On the verge of heading home in early December, the students had one more experience on their bucket lists before traveling back to the land down under. And a couple of days before their flight, they got what they asked for and then some.

“Snow,” they all said with smiles on their faces — expressions perhaps not shared by the new Midwestern friends they were leaving behind.

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