Culture 53: Celebrating International Friendship with Kristina Coleman and Ekaterina Pozdniakova

Kristina, originally from Benton Illinois,  was on exchange in Belo Horizonte, Brazil in 2001-2002 and is now a Host Mom for Ekaterina Pozdniakova, a Rotary Youth Exchange student from St. Petersburg,Russia.  Kristina talks about her experiences as an exchange student many years ago in Brazil, how it has impacted her life, and why she is still involved as a host mom for Ekaterina (Kate).  Kate talks about why she wanted to be an exchange student, what’s happened in her year in America, and what it’s like to live in her hometown of St. Petersburg.