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International students find summer home in Williamsburg

International students find summer home in Williamsburg

Every summer in Williamsburg, the world gets a little smaller as students from around the world travel here to work, learn and live.

There's a good chance you've seen them around town, perhaps waiting tables in local restaurants or working at Busch Gardens. They come from countries like Ukraine, China, Jamaica, Romania, Turkey and Thailand, to name a few.

They're young people like Mihai Asaftei, 21, who's studying electrical engineering in Romania and one day hopes to travel the world, or "Alex" Zhao, 19, who's pursuing a French degree at a Chinese university and a self-admitted car enthusiast.

"They've got that desire to learn. For adventure," said...

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