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Abdulrahman Adel Abdu was wearing slippers out in his first Boston snowstorm. (Karyn Miller-Medzon)
Abdulrahman Adel Abdu was wearing slippers out in his first Boston snowstorm. (Karyn Miller-Medzon)

Three 18-year-old Saudi Arabian students, studying English at Boston University, are experiencing their first-ever snowfall — only a week after arriving in the United States.

Producer Karyn Miller-Medzon braved the blizzard to walk from the Here & Now studios to the students' dorm.

Ziyad Al Qahtani, Abdulrahman Adel Abdu and Abdwziz Aldamashqi describe what the snow looks like to them, and how they're navigating its pitfalls.

Guests

  • Ziyad Al Qahtani, Boston University student from Riyad, Saudi Arabia, studying English.
  • Abdulrahman Adel Abdu, Boston University student from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, studying English.
  • Abdwaziz Aldamashqi, Boston University student from Jubail, Saudi Arabia, studying English.

This segment aired on January 27, 2015.

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