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Fulton couple provides family for international students

Fulton couple provides family for international students

December 28th, 2010 in News

Fulton residents Carolyn and Deane Hulett, center, have participated in Westminster College's foster program for international students for the past four years, serving as a support for exchange students. The couple recently hosted several of "their girls" and friends for Christmas candy-making.

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For participants in Westminster College's foster program, the definition of family goes beyond blood relations and friends to forging lasting, solid bonds with strangers from a strange land.

The purpose of the program is to provide a support system for Westminster's international students as they acclimate themselves to a new culture, while the host families have the benefit of experiencing a new culture as well.

Fulton resident Carolyn Hulett and her husband, Deane, have been providing a home away from home to eight students over the past four years.