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While going to school, Ernesto and Brittany Gonzalez weren't sure where they would end up living.
But when Ernesto landed an indefinite contract as a translator and Brittany got a job as a lab technician at a local hospital, they began their search for a house to officially plant roots for the first time in Utah.
"It almost didn't seem real," said Brittany. "This is our first home, we had never done it before, and it was hard to really picture how it would be. But it was very exciting."
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