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Susan Schweitzer

in Coventry

My Top 20 of things I've learned about the UK and things I don't yet understand

PRESENTED ON DEC 05, 2017
IN COVENTRY @ VOL 34

Susan Schweitzer immigrated to the UK from the US 7 years ago. Here, she presents her Top 20 of things that she has learned about the UK in that time and all the things she doesn't yet understand.

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