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Czech Republic exchange student happy to be in Petersburg


David Chytil is from Prague, Czech Republic, and currently attending Petersburg High School on a student visa.

There are a couple of rules anyone living under Marketa Ith's roof must follow, and one at the top of the list is–you must play a sport or be in an activity. David Chytil, 16, found this out when he moved in, but instead of getting upset, he jumped at the opportunity and began running cross country. Chytil is currently attending Petersburg High School on a 90-day student visa and living with Ith and her daughter Izabelle, until he returns home in mid-November.

"It's quite short, maybe half a year would be better," he says. "But I like living here, the weather is nice."

Chytil is from the...

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