Stories from AIFS

The McLoughlin Family
AYA

Each year, AYA students and Local Coordinators (LCs) nominate host families across the country for the honor of Host Family of the Year. It is always difficult to choose a winner from all of the nominations. We’re reminded..

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THE FORREST GUMP OF STUDY ABROAD

Imagine you travelled to France in 1966 to study abroad. Think about everything going on in the world at the time. This is three years after JFK was assassinated and two years before RFK meets the same fate. Under pressure from Charles de Gaulle..

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AU PAIR HELPS HOST FAMILY AFTER TRAGIC LOSS

Shortly after agreeing to become an au pair with the family of Dr. Terri Halperin and Dr. Michael Davidson, Christina Kraag learned that Michael had been fatally shot while working at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital...

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