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Colton Iverson’s journey starts in Turkey

NEWPORT, R.I. — The time zone in Turkey, that was the first big difference. If Colton Iverson wanted to talk to anybody back in the States, the time zone made it a hassle.

Food, that was another. A new language made buying anything hard enough, so he stuck to McDonald’s or Burger King or other American joints at first.

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