Some move to the United States for work, others for education, yet others for safety. Andrew Gill did it for love. Married to an American, he now resides in Grand Rapids, Michigan, father of two half-British children who sometimes tease him for the way he talks.

 
 
Alan talks with Detroit Tigers catcher Brayan Peña, who defected from Cuba to pursue his boyhood dream of playing major league baseball.

Alan talks with Detroit Tigers catcher Brayan Peña, who defected from Cuba to pursue his boyhood dream of playing major league baseball.

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About Alan

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

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Coming next to our studio are three bright international students who were in town for the annual Association of International Student Organizations (AISO) conference. Join Alan as he talks with these engaging future leaders from Cameroon, Italy, and Turkmenistan.

Coming next to our studio are three bright international students who were in town for the annual Association of International Student Organizations (AISO) conference. Join Alan as he talks with these engaging future leaders from Cameroon, Italy, and Turkmenistan.

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