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Near kidnapping ends local youth's exchange experience

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Christin Casa De Calvo didn't have the kind of experience that organizers describe when promoting international youth exchange programs.

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She was supposed to return from India next spring feeling that the world is a friendly place, ready for a lifetime of international understanding.

Instead, she arrived home Sept. 8, shaken by anti-American hostility directed her way and an attempt to kidnap her.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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