A little taste of Italy

Sep 10, 2019 558

BY: Alex Perry

Suffolk’s Rory King, 17, traveled to Italy this summer through Suffolk Sister Cities International. It was an “amazing” experience that showed him the splendor of Italian culture and taught him how to think on his feet in a new place, Rory said. “It was truly amazing,” he said. “I can’t believe I got to do that for two weeks of my life.”

Sister Cities International was created by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956 to promote respect, understanding and cooperation worldwide. The nonprofit network currently unites tens of thousands of citizen diplomats and volunteers in nearly 500 member communities, with more than 2,000 partnerships in more than 140 countries, according to sistercities.org.

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