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Exchange Students Respect American Patriotism


By Alyssa Birkeland, Current Staff

Each year, a handful of students from around the world travel to West Bend to learn in the local schools, take part in traditions, and pick up on little Americanisms. This includes the revered customs that are held close by many citizens, and proudly echo through school walls across the nation every day.

But how do these foreign students, loyal to their own nations, feel when placed in a classroom with 30 Americans reciting the Pledge of Allegiance? The West Bend Current set out to get an answer. Continue reading


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