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Making an (ex)change

Students visit Monroe from Spain as part of new cultural exchange program

Posted: Saturday, October 14, 2017 12:00 am

Navigating the strange new landscape of America and its different customs, Barcelona, Spain, freshman Juan Camilo pointed to many differences between his hometown and small-town Monroe across the Atlantic, but one of the first he noted involved local fast food restaurants.

“Refills,” Juan, 15, said. “In Spain, you have to pay for refills. Here, they’re free.”

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