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Ane Aas (third from left) joins her host family, Deb and Brad Blomberg and daughter Emily, for a year as a foreign exchange student. Both Aas and Emily are seniors this year at New York Mills High School. Connie Vandermay/FOCUS

New Faces: A Norwegian's first weeks

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Ane Aas arrived in New York Mills from Norway three weeks ago to begin her yearlong journey as a foreign exchange student. As she learns of the American way, she finds some differences surprising.


In an interview last week, Aas and her host family, Brad and Deb Blomberg and daughter Emily, shared how they have adjusted so far.

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