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Submitted photo Perham High School student Makayla Kroenke, who is currently studying abroad in the Phillipines.

An education in paradise; Perham student reports on first months studying abroad

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Perham High School student Makayla Kroenke won't be home for the holidays this year.

But don't feel too sorry for her just yet.


Though she'll miss her family, the 17-year-old foreign exchange student admits she won't miss the snow, wind and ice that comes with a Minnesota winter - instead, she'll probably be lying on a beach, soaking up some sun and enjoying "another day in paradise."

At least, that's how she spent her Thanksgiving.

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