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Wahlbach

Twice in my life I have lived with a family of mine in Germany. The first time, I was a sixteen-year-old AFS exchange student who was assigned to Germany for my summer exchange experience. I had been hoping to go … Continue reading

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Family Visitors

For eight weeks of our eleven months in Germany we have hosted family visitors in our adopted home. We’ve had a few other short-term guests, friends who have been in Europe and made Göttingen a stop on their route, but … Continue reading

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I Can’t Carry It All

When I was in college, a dear friend gave me the Dr. Seuss book, Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose for my birthday. The story is about a moose who lets a little bug build a home in his antlers, which leads … Continue reading

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Speaking for the Family

Ruth here: A little over a year ago, while we were still deciding whether to spend a year in Germany, Walter asked, “How old will I be when we’re in Germany?” I told him that he would be five years … Continue reading

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