This year, journalist Anne Marie was given the opportunity to take part in the “Goethe Close-Up” exchange program. Sponsored by the Goethe-Institut and Wunderbar Together, this program hopes to foster strong relations among German and American journalists while immersing them in the other culture. She was featured earlier this month in the Hessische Allgemeine Newspaper, and her second article was just published in the same newspaper in Kassel, Germany.
“If someone had told me in May that I would be working for a German newspaper, I would have laughed at him. But what seemed completely impossible in May became a reality on Monday,” Kansas City journalist Anne Marie Hunter wrote in the Hessische Allgemeine Newspaper this week.
In celebration of German-American friendship, we’re featuring stories from people like you! This week’s story was written by Barbara Susann Verona.
Camp Fahrenheit 516 brought together junior firefighters from the US and Germany for a week of intense training in critical skills like navigating burning buildings and extinguishing car fires.
In celebration of German-American friendship, we’re featuring stories from people like you! This week’s story was written by Laura McKenzie.