Kennedy- Lugar Youth Exchange & Study (KL-YES)
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Mercy’s Weather Adjustment

Before I came to the United States, I asked some of the Nigerian alumni to tell me some fun facts about Iowa. The first thing

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Kennedy- Lugar Youth Exchange & Study (KL-YES)
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Mohamed’s American Football Season

Mohamed got a taste of one of America’s favorite past times during the first half of his exchange year: football. Mohamed from Egypt played as

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Alumni Updates
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Where Are They Now? Part Two

We know it’s hard to forget an exchange student once they finish their year here in the United States, especially as a host family. That’s

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Alumni Updates
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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: WARDA BELEM

By Warda Belem (YES 2017-2018, Mali, hosted by IRIS in Shenandoah, IA) Originally posted on the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study website While on the

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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: MUSSA MBUGI

By Mussa Mbugi (YES 2012-2013, Tanzania, recruited by IRIS, hosted by ASEE in Redmond, OR) Originally posted on the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study website

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From another perspective...
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What It’s Like to Host, Part One

Thirty students from countries across Africa, Central and Eastern Europe and Asia come to Iowa each school year to attend American high school, learn about

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