Foreign exchange students reflect on Heroes and Huskies experience

When the Heroes and Huskies took off for Washington D.C. Oct. 25, there was an opportunity for students and veterans alike to experience an important piece of American history. But for two students on the trip, Owen Riks, originally from the Netherlands, and Laurin Suessenguth, from Germany, the experience was slightly different. While they still had the opportunity to learn about American history, they weren’t learning about their own history as each of them hail from a different country and are here studying as foreign exchange students.

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