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Annual International Food Fair, held Thursday at USM

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - International Southern Miss students showcased their native cuisine at the annual International Food Fair at the Baptist Student Union Thursday.

The event is sponsored by the Center for International Education and has been a popular attraction on campus for over 20 years.

More than 200 people were on hand to sample a variety of food made by students from 13 different countries.

"The students are excited to showcase their home countries. They are allowed to wear their native costumes," said Barbara Jackson, Administrator, International Student Scholar and Services. "It's just a festive day for the students and the scholars."

There are students from 65 different countries who attend the university.

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