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Students From Italy, Norway Find Home Away From Home In Kimball

Deb Hays and David Craig of Kimball have formed a unique family bond with their two foreign exchange students, Matias Sokas from Norway and Francesco Cagnoni from Italy, both seniors at Kimball Jr./Sr. High School.

Suffering from the empty nest syndrome and a tranquil household, the couple previously sponsored foreign students and decided to renew their experience.

The program's rewards are plentiful, but the primary goal is "getting to know the students themselves" and their culture and traditions – and "keeping in touch with them once they get home" adds to the experience.

Every year is spec...

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