Journeys way off the beaten path, and the power of everyday people.

An exchange student reunion, 30 years later

5.26.18 NUENHEERSE, GERMANY — Today I went to the small town of Neuenheerse to meet my host mother, Doris Dressel, and two sisters, Melanie and Tamara. 30 years ago, sometime in August, I packed a year's worth of clothes in 2 bags and said farewe…