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Connie Vandermay/FOCUS Nunnapas Paparkun (far right) will be staying with Liz and Wes Foley and their daughters Janie (held by Paparkun) and Ella for the next year as a foreign exchange student.

'It's cold': A girl from Thailand warms up to NY Mills

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When 16-year-old Nunnapas Paparkun, nicknamed Mony, stepped off the plane in Fargo, N.D. a month ago, her first impression of America was, "It's cold."


Even though it was around 65 degrees that night.

But it didn't take long for Paparkun to warm up to her host family, Liz and Wes Foley and their two-year-old daughter Janie and one-year-old daughter Ella, of New York Mills.

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