Lake Norman & Mooresville

May 19, 2010 12:00 AM

Polish native felt at home when she met him

Her first taste of America wasn't all that great. She was an ocean away from home, spoke minimal, tourist-grade English, and her job as an au pair for the toddler of two affluent Boston doctors ended after a single week.

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