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An ASSIST Scholar from Germany enjoyed her time with her host family in the United States

“From the very first moment, I’ve felt super welcome in my host family. My host sister and I have become extremely close.

On Thanksgiving, in the morning, we all ran a 5k race following a tradition called the “Turkey Trot” which I had never heard of before.

Sharing traditional food from my own culture with my host family was a great way to give back”