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Student enjoys a year far away from home

October 23, 2011
By KYLE WHITNEY - Journal Staff Writer ( , The Mining Journal

MARQUETTE - The country in which Zhanygul Kaparova grew up is further from the ocean than any nation in the world. In the course of her life, the 17-year-old native of Kyrgyzstan has rarely seen a beach. So when she first arrived in Marquette last month following a five-day trans-Atlantic journey, she had but one thought.



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