HOMER (AP) -- For four foreign exchange students visiting Homer this year, arriving in Alaska brought the usual cultural shock -- a far off, cold land dramatically different from their homelands in the tropics. Typical of other exchange students, they dealt with the usual challenges of adapting to climate, a new language and different customs. They also face a challenge other exchange students might not have had: Overcoming prejudice about their faith.
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