Unexpected food, common ground in China

During the trip to China in April. Monica Chin rode a bike on the ancient city wall in Xi’an. Photo Submitted

FALLS VILLAGE — Jacob Horowitz, a junior at Housatonic Valley Regional High School (HVRHS), said he learned that “if you accept that other people have other cultures,” then an American can get along just fine in China.

He was speaking about a two-week trip to China in April undertaken by 11 HVRHS students and teachers Lisa Carter (and her son) and Alan Lovejoy.

Carter thanked the trip’s sponsors, the Education Collaborative, the 21st Century Fund, the Region One Board of Education and “a generous parent without whom this trip would not be possible.”

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