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By John Miller
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THUMBS UP ON THE WALL: Goldendale resident John Miller stands atop the Great Wall of China.

Goldendale resident John Miller spent several weeks recently in China. Following is his account of his trip.

Mary Ann and I have been privileged to host seven foreign exchange students, a school year each, from 2010 to 2015. Twice we had two exchange students the same school year and it was fascinating to see their individual cultures meld together. We had two students from both Thailand and China, and one each from Austria, Vietnam and Brazil.

Four of the families visited our home, and we met a fifth family at Las Vegas. By invitation I have visited six family homes in their country. A trip to Austria is still on my to-do list.

About two years ago I was invited by each of the Chinese fa...



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