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People Talk: What’s great about America?

Asked of Japanese sister city youth exchange students at the Grace Foundation by Mike Roberts.

Yoshifumi Aki, 14, Warabi, Japan “America is free. We have to pay to drive on the highway. It’s free here.”

Rin Ogata, 13, Warabi, Japan “€œEverybody is so friendly here. When they get together they say hello and thank you.”

Mami Yoshino, 17, Warabi, Japan “€œNature is good here, and also the stars are so beautiful.”

Kazuki Tomita, 14, Warabi, Japan “Everything is so wide. It is so spread out. I feel like I can relax here. (In Japan) everyone is so afraid because of the earthquake.”

Hana Shibata, 13, Warabi, Japan “So many animals. Much nature and many animals. So cute.”

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