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#GoingGlocal: "Thank you for your letter," Part II

Editor’s note: The idea for this column, which debuted last Saturday, is for people to share their transnational cultural experiences – a past and present involving personal relationships where our sense of belonging, country and background intersect with another, or multiple others, in deeply personal ways that imprint feelings and memories and shape us and change us in some important way. 1,080 more words

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#GoingGlocal: "Thank you for your letter," Part I (COLUMN DEBUT)

Editor’s note: The idea for this column, which highly encourages readers’ contributions, came from conversations between me and Leipzig Writers Diana Feuerbach (a German novelist… 885 more words

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That Old, Familiar Feeling

We are in our sixth and last week as a summer team. We have two more full days here to spend in Chemnitz and we head back to Oklahoma on Monday. 726 more words

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Would I Go Back To Dresden, Chemnitz And Leipzig?

I enjoyed my two days spent exploring these three cities in the former East Germany. On a properly planned trip, there is a lot to see to satisfy any particular taste. 144 more words

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Chemnitz Trams And The Chemnitz Model

Like most German cities Chemnitz has an extensive tram network, which even runs a few vintage trams.

One of the reasons, I went to Chemnitz was that they are extending the system, by using… 413 more words

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Lunch In Chemnitz

It is probably interesting to compare my lunch in the Ratskeller in Chemnitz with the scraps I scrounged in Middlesbrough a few months ago, on a day when Ipswich lost and the trains screwed me up rotten. 90 more words

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