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Rotary exchange student is spending year in Brazil

Provided to the Tribune Cynthia Terry is a Rotary exchange student in Brazil, where she is spreading good will.

Cynthia Terry, 16, who has been studying in Belo Horzonte, Brazil, since August 2007 as a Rotary exchange student, will return home in June. She is sponsored by the Tahoe Douglas Rotary Club.

The South Lake Tahoe native is the daughter of Tom and Anna Terry. Anna owns and operates Angel’s Touch in Round Hill, and Tom, after 30 years at Luckys Supermarket, can be found at Grass Roots. Her brother, John, is a second-year student at California State University, Santa Barbara, and her grandparents are Dianne Humble and Dave Fournier of North Minden, Nev.

After finishing her senior year at South Tahoe High School next year, Cynthia Terry plans to attend college to study scientific ecology with a concentration on the ocean to become a marine ecologist. She is considering attending college abroad. Terry said that she wants to save the Earth and promote world peace and ecology in the world. She highly advises everyone to watch their carbon footprint, and she promotes learning about other people and cultures.

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