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Arts & Entertainment - November 4, 2011

Coincidental meeting brings back exchange student from the '70s

Brazilian was part of Amador Valley High class of '75

by Dolores Fox Ciardelli

When Pleasanton residents Greg and Nancy Thome visited Brazil last month and attended a wedding in Sao Paulo, they didn't expect to make a hometown connection. The bride was the sister of their son Alex's girlfriend, Gabrielle, whom he met while they were earning their master's degrees at Columbia University in New York; daughter Elyssa also traveled to Brazil for the occasion.

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