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Minor leaguers recount major inconveniences

Minor leaguers recount major inconveniences

By Tessa Sayers, Assistant Editor November 15, 2018
Before you can live like a professional baseball player, you have to get through some tough years in the minor leagues. That means long bus rides, living with host families and at times sleeping with bed bugs.
Anna poses with her host siblings Fatine, 18, and Salem, 20, in the family’s apartment in Rabat, Morocco. (Photos by Anna Bongardino | Visual Editor)

Host families enrich the study abroad experience

By Anna Bongardino , Contributing Editor August 20, 2018
The most valuable experiences I had in Morocco were those that couldn’t have been more different from life in the United States — and that I would not have experienced had I stayed with other American students instead of my host family.
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