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Charlotte and her mother Betsy Akin at their Island Park home a few weeks before Charlotte left to spend a year attending school in France.

Exchanging Portsmouth High School for a year in the South of France

Exchanging Portsmouth High School for a year in the South of France

PORTSMOUTH — As of Tuesday, Aug. 28, Charlotte Akin is living the teenager’s dream — a year in the Vermont-like mountains of the South of France, with palm trees and the Mediterranean a half-hour’s drive away. The Portsmouth High School student is spending her junior year as an exchange student in the Lycée de la

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