Lars Caspersen is a German student taking part on the exchange programme between Flensburg and Cumbria.
"It is a great opportunity for me to see a new culture, it is my first trip to England. I could have done my work experience at a pharmacy in Germany but this way I will learn much more.
"We're going home on Sunday but I wish I could stay longer."
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