Education: New Boy at St. Paul's

Like any other new boy at St. Paul's School in Concord, N.H., dark-eyed, curly-haired Abdallah Lakfal, going on 14, bounced with excitement last week as the school year got under way. A sixth-former helped him settle in his dorm, showed him the chapel and local stores, escorted him to the gym, where he drew athletic equipment. Then "Abdie" took a series of physical examinations, visited the library, met his teachers and headmaster, the Rev. Matthew Warren, received his first homework assignment. But for the little boy from Casablanca it also meant something special: the start of at least a year's stay...

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