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Dilrabo Sultanmuratova spent a year in Detroit Lakes through the FLEX program. She stayed with host family, left, Hondo and Angie Lehmann. Submitted Photo

Kazakstan student says year in Detroit Lakes was indescribable

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Three years ago I could just dream about coming to America and studying here.

But now I’m at the stage of my life where I’m almost done with my exchange year. Dreams come true. No matter how big it is.


I had a dream to win scholarship and get the opportunity to live and study in USA for free.  I’m from a small town in Kazakhstan. No one got that scholarship from my town before and that’s why no one believed I can do it. But I made it!

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