IOWA CITY (AP) -- Tibetan students at the University of Northern Iowa are counting down the days to see the Dalai Lama, who will be in Cedar Falls on Tuesday to discuss education and nonviolence.
Three or four Tibetan students typically study at UNI every year as part of a program involving about a dozen U.S. universities. Since 1994, UNI has hosted about 30 students, most of whom study education.
Students say they never could expect to see the Dalai Lama in India, where he has lived since fleeing his homeland in 1959. They say it was a shock to learn the exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader was coming to the small Iowa town where they are studying.
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