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America and Russia Meet in a Hamburger Joint: Obama and Medvedev Out for Lunch

by Corey

They always say that there is no better way to share your culture and friendship with someone else than over a meal. And what better place in America than a hamburger joint?  Here is a video of American President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev sharing a hamburger and fries together during President Medvedev’s […]

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Pass the Bread, Please: Of Bagels, Kipferl, Semmerl, Brötchen and Cachitos

by Alice

By Alice Lapuerta My kids are watching CBeebies, the children’s program of BBC, which we were not able to receive until now. It is hard to tell who is more excited: my kids or me! My philosophy is that if they must watch TV, it better be in English or Spanish. Modern technology is fantastic, […]

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