“As Martin’s arrival date drew near, it was so exciting to think about all the things we would to do together this year. The museums and historical places in our own hometown that we took for granted suddenly seemed fascinating and important. Our family traditions and holidays began to take on new meaning as I anticipated sharing them with a new son.
Once Martin arrived, we all began to look differently at even the most ordinary aspects of American life..." Keep Reading
Each year, more than 2,300 exchange students from 90 countries come to the US on AFS programs to study in high schools and live with host families. By hosting an AFS Exchange Student in your home, you will start seeing the world differently.Learn More
Frilly spends a lot of time outdoors biking, jogging, hiking, and camping. Indoors, her favorite activities are singing karaoke and cooking with her family. Frilly likes scouting, volunteering, and engaging in community projects.
Johannes is very athletic and enjoys soccer, table tennis, and skiing. Johannes plays cello in his school orchestra and watches the news daily to keep up with current events. He hopes to work in a career that involves working closely with people.
Veronica swims and plays soccer, handball, volleyball, basketball, and tennis. She plays guitar and harp. Veronica is a straight A+ student and one of the top students in her class. At home, she often spends time with her grandmother.
Mert enjoys playing sports, especially water sports, and also enjoys soccer, fishing, snowboarding and windsurfing. His other interests include movies and spending time with friends and family. Mert hopes to study architecture in the future.
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