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Local seniors and visiting students gather in park

Visiting Japanese students met with local seniors at a Langley park.

A group of Japanese high-school students stopped by a Langley Township park last month to give gifts to local seniors.

The students are from Kyoei Gakuen in Tokyo, and range in age from 14 to 17 years old.

They came to Langley for several weeks to study English and soak up some of the local culture.

In July, they came to Williams Park and met with residents of a Lower Mainland seniors home.

The students made origami birds for the seniors and sat to chat with them, then sang their school song.

 

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