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An Insidious Alienation

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Author: Aurelian Roeser
Date: 2013-12-01 17:54:00
Blog: A Long Way To Go


To this day, I remember a conversation that I held with a former fellow student of mine in late 2011. We were talking about our backgrounds when I told him that I was born in Dresden in the former German Democratic Republic. He looked stunned and said: "You are from East Germany? But you are so clever!" I took his statement as the compliment it was, but subtly I still got a lump in my throat,

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