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Sandra Maria (17)

ITALY

Languages: Italian, English, Spanish, German
Siblings: None
Mother: Office Worker
Father: Truck Driver
IM008EE Y

Interests

Drawing, animals, singing, photography, fashion, learning language - KC

Letter to my Host Family

Sandra is a very thought-filled young lady who paints a canvas with her words. She longs to travel in life, much like her parents have done. She loves to draw and photography is a passion of hers. She loves to capture memories and never forget them. Her friends are very important to her. They study together and take part in a linguistics gymnasium where she learns English, Spanish & German. Sandra loves to cook and make creations in the kitchen with her Mom. Perhaps she will cook with you during her year abroad in America?

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Zainab (16)

NIGERIA

Languages: English, Hausa, Arabic
Siblings:
Mother: Unknown
Father: Unknow
YE001EE Y

Interests

Writing for school newspaper, foreign language, art and crafts, hair weaving - JH

Letter to my Host Family

Zainab is a winner of the prestigious YES Scholarship! Zainab comes from a populated city where she attends a boarding school. Some of Zainabs favorite things are traveling, reading, watching movies, playing games and telling stories, she also likes participating in everyday family life and contributing to household tasks. Zainabs biggest dream for her future is to become a dentist or business woman. She is so excited at what opportunities and doors will open for her future, by spending an exchange year with a family in the USA. She wants to be a part of something greater and do something that will have an impact in the lives of other people. A teacher of Zainab says that some of her greatest qualities are maturity, honesty and respect to others. Host Zainab and learn all about the culture of Nigeria and share your USA culture with her!

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Ole (15)

GERMANY

Languages: German, English, Latin
Siblings: Older brother
Mother: Senior Human Resource Partner
Father: Chemical Engineer
GE012EE Y

Interests

Volleyball club, ice hockey, soccer, basketball, cooking - KC

Letter to my Host Family

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Saitharn (16)

THAILAND

Languages: Thai, English, Chinese
Siblings: Younger brother
Mother: Own Business
Father: Own Business
TH006EE Y

Interests

Awarded the 2nd place for international arts and craft event, piano, guitar, badminton, movies, swimming, reading comic books - SN

Letter to my Host Family

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Nicolas (15)

SPAIN

Languages: Spanish, English, German
Siblings: Twin sister
Mother: Teacher
Father: Retired
ES014EE Y

Interests

Basketball club, tennis, video games, bodyboard, I like Math - SJ

Letter to my Host Family

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Piyathida (16)

THAILAND

Languages: Thai, English, Japanese
Siblings: Younger brother
Mother: Trader
Father: Farmer
TH004EE Y

Interests

Music club, cooking club, baking, music, volleyball, badminton, movies, love animals, baking and cooking - SJ

Letter to my Host Family

Meet Kaning which means frozen in Thai. She is a smiley, kind, and funny girl who loves animals! Kaning likes to play badminton, basketball, and table tennis. She enjoys going out to restaurants with her family and friends, but also spends lots of time in her own kitchen baking and cooking new recipes. Kaning would love to cook for her future host family and share some of her favorite Thai food with them.

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Weicheng (17)

CHINA

Languages: Chinese, English
Siblings: Older brother
Mother: General Manager
Father: General Manager
PK001EE Y

Interests

Animation modeling club, craft works, reading, basketball, long distance running - SJ

Letter to my Host Family

Meet Leo (Weicheng) from China! One of his favorite things to do is animation production and he hopes to become a producer and/or director. He has been deeply touched by animation movies such as those of Christopher Nolan and Hayao Miyazaki and is currently working on a production project with his friends! Leo says, "I find it really exciting to create a world in the computer, set its rules and come up with different storylines." Leo also enjoys playing sports such as basketball, long-distance running, and cycling. He looks forward to meeting his future host family and sharing some of his Chinese culture like tea ceremonies with them!

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Cristina (16)

SPAIN

Languages: Spanish, English, French
Siblings: Twin younger sisters
Mother: Kindergarten Teacher
Father: Teacher
SP003EE Y

Interests

Tennis, drawing, painting, reading, cooking, music - SH

Letter to my Host Family

"I can assure that, living with me, there will never be a lack of good laughs!" Cristina enjoys painting, poetry, reading, tennis, beach volleyball, and spending time with her friends! She considers herself a social butterfly and enjoys good interaction every day! After reading the Harry Potter series when she was 9 years old, she likes to have a book in her hand during her free time. Cristina's favorite subjects are biology and physics. "I’ve already thought about many activities we could together, like organizing movie nights, handmaking matching costumes for the whole family and, taking advantage of my painting skills, it would be great to create a family portrait." Are you ready to make blissful memories with Cristina that will last a lifetime? Host Cristina!!

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Allyssa (17)

FRANCE

Languages: French, English, German
Siblings: None
Mother: Order PIcker
Father: Truck Driver
FR002EE Y

Interests

Swimming, dancing, painting, reading biking, drawing, cooking, I love to watch animes, I like walking my dog - JH

Letter to my Host Family

Allyssa's wish is to come to the US as an exchange student. She wants to learn about other cultures and really loves to discover new things and increase her knowledge whenever she can. Allyssa especially loves to learn things about animals and nature, she says it fascinates her. She has a dog and two cats, when the school day is over she usually likes to take her dog for a walk. On a daily basis Allyssa likes to read mangas, draw, ride her bike, cook, go outside with friends, listen to music and watch movies and animes. She hopes that during her exchange journey she will discover what she might like to do in her future, but in school she really likes history, English and art. Allyssa would love for you to welcome her as your French daughter.

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Xeniya (16)

KAZAKHSTAN

Languages: Kazakh, English, German, Russian
Siblings: Older Sibling
Mother: Unknown
Father: Unknown
CI009EE Y

Interests

Ballroom dancing, running, volleyball, guitar, piano, choir, astronomy club - MR

Letter to my Host Family

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