Palestinian Exchange Students Share Stories from Gaza Strip

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Tonight at 7 p.m., Palestinian high school exchange students Amal Ashour and Gaieah Azem will speak about their lives as residents of the Gaza Strip and as Palestinian residents of Israel. Ashour is currently a student at Wayzata High School, and Azem is a student in the St. Louis Park School System. Both are here for one year on a State Department exchange program.

Bill Sorem

Bill Sorem is a longtime advertising professional who started with Campbell Mithun and ended up with his own agency. After a tour as a sailing fleet manager in the Virgin Islands he turned to database programming as an independent consultant. He has written sailing guides for the British Virgin Islands and Belize, and written for a number of blogs. In 2010, he volunteered as a citizen journalist with The UpTake and has stayed on as a video reporter.

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