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One Winter in New Hampshire

It wasn’t really cold in New Hampshire, at least not during the days I stayed in Dover. The town hall was nearby, hidden in the white light. This quiet town seemed to have been lost and still stood out from the shining. In front of the Greek church, the snow-covered pine-trees were only pitch-black, and the yellow leaves that had not yet fallen were the first lamps of the night.

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The Two parts of My American Life

I spent one month of my summer as a volunteer in the United States. My American life has two parts. One is staying with my host family, and the other one is volunteering at the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire.

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Exploring Boston Through CHI’s STEP Program

Selina had the amazing opportunity to spend a month living and volunteering in Boston through CHI’s STEP program.  She loved it! “Whenever I sit inside the oldest subway in the US ever”, Selina recalls, “I can’t help but imagine what

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Making Connections Through Cultural Exchange

Stepping off a plane in a new country can be both exciting and nerve-wracking.  When Xavier Tao, from China, took his first steps on U.S. soil, he was welcomed by the smiling face of his host father, Guillaume.  This immediately

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What it’s Really Like to Host an Exchange Student

“Our homestay was filled with sharing thoughts, language, food preparations and fun times. We learned from each other and the growth in the girls was noticeable by the end of the month. They became more confident with their English communication

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Differences Between China and America

CHI Short Term Enrichment Program participant Rose is currently volunteering at a local TV station, the Portsmouth Public Media. Rose took the time to create three short videos describing the differences between life in China and life in America. Take

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Chinese Exchange Student Reflects on Camp Experience

Haojing Gao, from China, shares what life was like for her to volunteer at a summer camp as part of CHI’s Short Term Enrichment Program. I spent a whole month in America and I learned a lot. I worked at a Boys

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My American Experience – Living Like a Local

Short Term Enrichment Program participant Mengyi Lyu shares her experience living and volunteering in the U.S. this summer.  This is her American experience. It was a precious experience for me to participate in the international volunteer program in the United

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Rooftop Party in St. Louis

CHI Short Term Enrichment Program participants had an end of summer rooftop party in St. Louis, Missouri.  STEP participants, Interns and friends joined.

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