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Brooke Donohoe attended a Germany v. Netherlands Euro Cup public viewing with other exchange students in Germany.

'I would rather be speaking German'

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Brooke Donohoe graduated from Somerset High School via Skype. She watched the ceremony through a live stream and when it was her turn to graduate, the principal explained where she was and everyone turned and looked at the camera.

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Donohoe, 18, was in Germany, finishing up a nearly yearlong exchange program that she said has changed her outlook on life.

Donohoe said her journey to Germany started when her grandmother began teaching her German.

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Gretta Stark
Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.
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