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The Good and the Bad Things about Moving Overseas

  1. You get to see the world by moving from place to place.
  2. You get to look at the different types of styles.
  3. You get to taste all sorts of different kinds of foods, even if some are yucky!
  4. You get to make new friends.
  5. You get to learn a new language.


  1. Leaving your best friends and making new ones.
  2. Leaving your home and its surroundings.
  3. Getting adjusted to your new home and its surroundings.
  4. Missing some of the American food.
  5. Having to learn a new language.

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