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    Impressions of Meeker from a foreign exchange student | Rio Blanco Herald Times

    Lea Knapp is an exchange student from South Tyrol, Italy. MEEKER | Meeker remains relatively undiscovered so it’s always interesting to hear an outsider’s point of view about their impression of the community. At the high school this year we have two foreign exchange students; this week we’ll hear from Lea Knapp from Italy.  Lea is staying with Blaine and Ann Franklin this year. Knapp is from a small village in northern Italy called South Tyrol. Tyrol, like Meeker, is surrounded by nature and is a popular destination for hiking, skiing and biking. The abundance of nature we have here makes her feel more at home in Meeker. Because of…

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