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Exchange student finds home away from home

November 5, 2013

Philippa Romen-Naegel of Germany spoke to the Starkville Rotary Club on Monday about her time in the United States. Romen-Naegel is in the U.S. for a year because of Rotary’s program, Youth Exchange. (Photo by Morgan Upton, SDN)

Since Aug. 1, Philippa Romen-Naegel has been living the American life. Romen-Naegel is from Germany but is participating in the Starkville Rotary Club’s Youth Exchange program.

Romen-Naegel spoke to the Starkville Rotary Club about her experiences after four months in the United States. She’ll be in America for eight more months before returning to Germany. She is living with Robert and Jane Moorhead and doing everything typical 16-year-olds do.

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