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Phoenix Sister Cities Youth Ambassadors Rae Aaron, second from left, and Ari Bradshaw, second from right, share a moment with exchange students Zyanya, left, and Petr, right, during the exchange students’ Phoenix visit.

Photo courtesy of Carrie Aaron

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For some teens, participating in the City of Phoenix Sister Cities Youth Ambassador Exchange Program is their first real taste of what other cultures have to offer. Jake Nemetz, a 17-year-old Phoenix teen who went to Ramat-Gan, Israel, says the trip changed the way he thinks about and looks at other cultures. “I see things more realistically now and I see how much the world doesn’t revolve around my country.”

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Phoenix Sister Cities Youth Ambassadors Rae Aaron, second from left, and Ari Bradshaw, second from right, share a moment with exchange students Zyanya, left, and Petr, right, during the exchange students’ Phoenix visit.

Photo courtesy of Carrie Aaron