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Getting to know you, Part 1 – Gretchen

Introducing….surprise number dwa (two, for you non-Polish speakers)!

Over the next few weeks, I’ll be posting interviews with actual student participants of the US-Poland Parliamentary Youth Leadership Exchange Program. For our first interview, we have the beautiful Miss Gretchen Geyer!

Name: Gretchen Geyer
Age : 17
Favorite movie: Love Actually
Currently reading: Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert and Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
Who is your host sibling? Konrad
Do your host parents speak English? Yes
What has been your favorite experience so far? Getting to make beszamelowy sauce with Konrad’s mother because I haven’t gotten to cook in quite some time.
What are you most looking forward to seeing/doing while in Poland? Bednarski park in Krakow…a man sitting next to me on the plane kept telling me how beautiful of a place it is, and I’d like to see it.

What is your favorite Polish phrase to say and why? “Dziękuję” [thank you], because i often get a smile with it from the lady behind the counter at the bufet at school.

Up to this point, what has been your favorite Polish food? Ice cream
What is one thing you’d love to bring home from Poland but can’t? An ice cream stand that continuously refills itself.
What will you miss most about Poland? Meeting new people.
What is your favorite (English) word? Love- it is just a powerful word and can really change the world
What is your dream career? Owning my own bakery (and running it successfully)
If you had a theme song, what would it be? D.A.N.C.E by Justice

That’s it for this update. I hope you all enjoyed the “big surprise”. I have more interviews in the works and on the way, so stay tuned!