Brazilian exchange student at half way point of year

Bruno Henrique Caetano is about half way through his yearlong student exchange program in Petersburg, and he said that he has made plenty of new friends and new memories.

Caetano, 16, first arrived in Petersburg from Unaí, Brazil in January of this year as part of theyouth exchange program through the Petersburg Rotary Club. Each year, the Alaska District Rotary Club sends about 25 students to 20 different countries, while receiving 25 students, according to coordinator Dave Berg. There is a long term program that lasts about 10 to 11 months and a short term summer program. The program relies...


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