Katrina is an extrovert who loves to try new things and keep busy. Katrina’s family instilled in her a positive outlook on life and a thirst for knowledge of unknown places, which is one reason why she would love to be a professional photographer in addition to taking care of children as a pediatrician. She took up photography initially because of her deep appreciation of nature. Photography also allows her to capture and treasure the best moments in life and the world around her.
One of her favorite ways to relax after a long day is dancing because she says it helps her manage stress and build confidence. In addition, Katrina values quality time with her friends. For fun, she and her friends may go to the mall, but her priority is making new memories by spending time together, not shopping. She says, “My friends and I treat each other like brothers and sisters because we’re always there for each other through good and bad times.” Katrina will make a superb host daughter because she easily bonds with new people who become lifelong friends in a short period of time.
Katrina considers herself a fortunate person because all the advice her family has offered her has molded her into the optimistic person she is today. Life sometimes has hardships, but Katrina believes that the strength of our interpersonal bonds can make every day brighter than the day before. She wants her future host family to know that “I want you to be there with me in achieving those great milestones in my life so that we could gain beautiful and unforgettable memories together which I can keep forever in my heart.”
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