…in conclusion…

In comparison to the twenty or so years that most of us have lived on this earth, four weeks is not a whole lot of time. These four weeks were so jam-packed with lessons, both in the classroom and out, that they have made a far greater impact upon us than the time would suggest….

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Fußball, Deutschland, and the US

It is fairly obvious that Fußball plays an important role in Deutschland. My Gästvater watches all the Europa Meisterschaft games, and for the big Deutschland games the Gästefamilie gets together with the neighbors to drink, eat, and cheer the team along, celebrating each goal with a shot of Schnapps. The little girls of both families…

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Munster

The city of Münster, Germany is a place of many wonders and many oddities. Strange modern building, such as a bicycle parking garage, stand alongside buildings fraught with history. A part of this paradox engraved in stone is the “Alte Stadt” which, though loved for its antique appearance, dates in fact from the middle of…

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