Would You Run a Marathon With Your Host Mom?

April 13, 2018

Would you run a marathon with your host mom?

Soon after meeting, host mom Candice asked her au pair Laura if she would join her in running the New York City Marathon. After months of training and fundraising, they traveled from Verona, Wisconsin to New York City and completed the race.

Learn more about how J-1 exchange participants enrich their American communities, and the special bonds that are formed between participants and their host families, at j1visa.state.gov

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