Hour by hour, Pirum Ung’s life is fairly typical for an American high school senior.

He rides the bus to school, studies history, literature, geography and physics, then spends another few hours with his model UN team and tutoring other students. He gets in a workout at the gym before riding another bus home to work on college applications and have dinner with his family.

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Pirum Ung, third from left, celebrated Thanksgiving in the Eurasian nation of Georgia with a group of American students hosted by a Georgian-American family.

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Pirum Ung shared his experiences as a high school student at Pinecrest with his classmates at the Buckswood International School in Tbilisi, Georgia.

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Greta Nintzel

This is an inspiring profile on so many levels. Thank you!

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