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Speech

This is a translation of the speech I gave on January 21st to my host club. It took about 3 hours to write, but only lasted 10 minutes in Japanese. Oh well. Hello everyone! It has been exactly 5 months … Continue reading

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My 4 Host Families

I`ve already had 4 host families, and will have at least 2 more before I return home. 3 of them were only for a short time, but I got to experience 4 different lifestyles. Pictures! Host #1 Sugawara Family I … Continue reading

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Results

This is really late and I`ve forgotten most of what I got but I think it`s funny anyway. Math: 47 and 21, not bad for not being able to read most of the questions…In Japan, they don`t use calculators at … Continue reading

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Test Week

I changed host families for a week but moved back in with the Chiba`s last night. Lot of fun stuff happened, including attending a badmitton meet with people from all over Aomori, watching my host sister`s kendo tornament and my … Continue reading

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An Update

So much has happened I don`t know where to begin. I changed host families a while ago and am now living with the Chiba family. Both of my host parents are veterinarians and I live above an animal clinic. They … Continue reading

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日本が大好き! (I love Japan!)

I made it to Japan with only a little trouble changing airports, almost getting off at the wrong bus stop, but survived in one piece. I flew over with a bunch of other exchange students (on our 13.5 hour flight), … Continue reading

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Leaving this week!

3 more full days in Albany. Then off I go Friday morning to the airport and say goodbye to my family. Hopefully I’ll be with some other students on my flight from DC to Tokyo. My friends threw me an … Continue reading

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