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In this article, Laura Rodriguez explores the upbringing of a young woman from Boñar, in the Province of León in Spain, as she recounts her experience as part of an international program that allowed her to stay during an academic year with an American family in the State of Texas. Through the experience, the interviewee discovers her potential and, according to Rodriguez, overcomes limitations to assume a positive and decisive attitude to forge her own future. It will not escape the attention of the reader that the author finds an important parallelism with her own experience as an international student participating in her own university's Spain Summer Program.

En este artículo, Laura Rodríguez nos acerca a la experiencia de una joven de la comunidad de Boñar, en León, España, que ha tenido la oportunidad de participar en una estadía internacional en los Estados Unidos. Durante su estancia con una familia del estado de Texas, la entrevistada descubre su potencial y, de acuerdo con la autora, rebasa sus propias limitaciones personales para llegar a asumir una actitud positiva y decidida frente a su futuro. No escapará al lector advertir el paralelismo que la autora encuentra con su propia experiencia como estudiante del programa internacional de verano que le ha llevado a León.



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