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Emily Had An Unconventional Host Family

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Roberto Martinez
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Emily Collins wasn't worried about joining the student exchange program in France. Even though she was only 17 years old, she had already traveled the world with her father, a researcher. She wasn't worried about the dirty Santa Claus-looking host father, or the fact that she was placed in a tiny town in the middle of nowhere. She wasn't even that concerned about the alcohol that followed every host family meal, or the hash pipe after dinner. Maybe she should have been.

Hear her hilarious story:

This story was recorded 11.13.18 at Brick as part of Worth Repeating's "Trapped" show. If you have a story Worth Repeating email us at WorthRepeating@tpr.org.

Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org and on Twitter at @paulflahive