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Exchange students get a taste of U.S. in Goldsboro

By Aaron Moore
Published in News on August 8, 2012 1:46 PM

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A group of high school students from France and Spain visited Goldsboro and other North Carolina cities this summer to immerse themselves in American culture. Etienne de Carville, front left, and Alvaro Gonzalez, front right, said they enjoyed the food, fun and freedom of living in a new country without their parents for a month. Both said they will return to Europe with better English and a new perspective of the U.S. as a friendly, open place. Also pictured are Gorane Barrenetxea, front center, the Spanish program chaperone, and hosts, back row from left, Wade Henderson, Eileen Henderson, Bill Buchanan.

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Etienne de Carville

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Alvaro Gonzalez

While some can't wait to load up their cars and get out of town for vacation, one group of young people would gladly stay in Goldsboro for the rest of the summer. Several high school students from France and...

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