Three international students tell of their lives, their dreams, and a few stereotypes they'd like to debunk. Join Alan as he talks with Danilo (Cameroon), Paola (Italy), and Nargilya (Turkmenistan), in town for the annual international student conference.

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“My time spent with the Feel Like You Belong show was not only fun and engaging, but also important. The topics that were covered are really close to my heart, and the message that they bring to the world is absolutely essential.”

– Richard Blanco, Inaugural Poet, Obama 2nd Inauguration (photo credit: ew.com)

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About Alan

Alan Headbloom is an applied linguist who works with international professionals across a variety of industries.

Learn more about Alan hereand on his personal website: headbloom.com.

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Anthony Chang, PhD (photo source: Van Andel Institute)

Anthony Chang, PhD (photo source: Van Andel Institute)

Joining us next is cancer researcher Anthony Chang.  Curious since his elementary school days, Anthony tells of his love for learning, from plumbing systems to martial arts.  What makes him passionate about his life in the U.S.?  Creating micron-scale views of cancer tissue and sharing this pursuit of knowledge with his American students.

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