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Share Your Story #11: Barbara Susann Verona

September 24, 2019

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In celebration of German-American friendship, we’re featuring stories from people like you!

Do you have a story to share with us about your German-American experience? Whether you are of German heritage or are someone who loves all things German, we want to hear from you! Send us a brief example of a time you enjoyed engaging with Germany in some way and we’ll publish the best contributions on our blog during the campaign!

What does “Wunderbar Together” mean to you? Stories can be anything from funny to heartwarming and highlight intercultural experiences studying, living, and working in the United States or Germany. Be creative!

Visit our homepage to submit your story!

This week’s story was written by Laura McKenzie about the compassionate medical care her husband received in Germany.

I had the chance to fulfill my very own ‘American Dream’ of becoming an au pair in a wonderful family of five amazing kids in Detroit, Michigan in 1996. We still keep in touch and their home was my second home for 13 months. I have been part of the family right from the very start and have learned a lot about American culture through my hosts. My favorite holiday is Thanksgiving. I’m an English teacher today, and I can pass on what I have experienced while staying abroad. Living in America has been one of the best things in my life!

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