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President Obama Issues Proclamation for German-American Day

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

President Barack Obama issued a proclamation on Wednesday to recognize the contribution German-Americans have made to the foundation of this country, declaring Thursday, October 6th, as German-American Day. This day marks the 29th anniversary of Congress enacting Public Law 100-104 in 1987, designating October 6th as German-American Day. This was later followed …

Sources: White House

Photo: Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Ties of Friendship

By Donna Lippert on Email

What do the years 1683 to 1983 mean to you? October 6th, 2011 is the 328th anniversary of which thirteen families from Krefeld, thirty-three people all together of Mennonite and Quaker decent, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania after a long sea voyage. Under the leadership of Franz Daniel Pastorius, a legal …

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