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Continuing on today with Chapter Two of my Swiss boarding school memoir, “Internat Adventures”.
Preamble: Sept. 1968, day two. The first day’s distress, (from discovering the “prison-like” atmosphere, including bars on the windows), was somewhat alleviated by the arrival of other students. Last week’s snippet introduced my roommates. These are some other notables:
Additional residents of the house included sweet Judy, from England. Her brother, Vaughan, was soon to become my first serious crush.
Then there were two blonde beauties from Germany; Marie Luise, another sweetie and Angelika; quite the opposite and very eccentric. It was thanks to her that we broke free of our confines, but, that’s a different chapter altogether. Vivian, another girl from Germany, had an older sister who was a famous model. She would become my roommate later on and we stayed in touch for awhile.
Jennifer, a shy American girl, whose parents were missionaries in Africa, was joining her older sister at school for the first time. She had a charming demeanour and innocent sense of wonder.
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