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Home for the Holidays
Monroe native Neil Whitehead, his son Alan, 16, and daughter Vanessa, 15, visit his parents Annette and Pat Holmstrom and family every year for the holidays. Whitehead lives in Hanoi, Vietnam, with his family where he teaches math and science. (Times photo: Marissa Weiher)
Some people develop a desire to travel from adolescence, which native Neil Whitehead found to be true after living in Peru as a foreign exchange student through AFS Intercultural Programs while attending Monroe High School in the mid-80s.