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Greetings from the Great Lakes State!

My name is Serena Varner and I am beyond pumped to share in this adventure with you all. I’m from Ypsilanti, Michigan but have spent the past two years at college in Providence, Rhode Island. I’m 20 now (which still feels out of body) and decided to take some time away from school. I’m excited for the homestay experience and general immersion in a new culture with different symbols— different ways of describing and thinking about the life. I’m also especially looking forward to the Himalayan trek!

See you all soon.