Saturday morning was full of hugs and tears as the international students said goodbye to their host families. The bond created between the students and their hosts in just one week is impossible to describe other than the fact that it is nearly impossible to leave them. The conference is an experience in and of itself; however, the international students get to experience an entirely different aspect of American life with their host families. After nights of ice cream trips, fun dinners, long talks, and family bonding, the memories that the students take back to their home countries will last forever.

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