Published: March 27, 2011
Sean Hiramatsu, 10, of Tokyo enjoys spending time with his host family in Poland. With him at right is Brendan
McBride, 13; and, back row from left, Madeleine McBride, 11; David Simonelli, Michele Simonelli, Syliva Simonelli, 17 months; and Bridgette McBride, 15. He began attending classes in Poland last week. His family in Japan believed Poland would serve as a haven from the aftermath of the recent earthquake.