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Finding home with the Armenian community

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Wedding photo of Gabriel at the Temple of Garni, Armenia. (Photo courtesy of Gabriel Armas-Cardona)

Moving to Germany the middle of last year was a shock, even as an American who has lived abroad for a while. So when our guest author arrived, he reached out to a community he could connect to: the Armenians. Read his interview with the head of the community in Leipzig, and find out more about its roots and local activities.

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A day in the life of US Consul Eydelnant

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US Consul Timothy Eydelnant gives a speech opening the consulate's New Year celebration. (Photo: US Consulate General Leipzig)

Some born travelers turn to photography or reporting to harness their passion and curiosity into a profession. Timothy Eydelnant turned to diplomacy – a career which, beyond its routine, has perhaps been as rewarding as it has been harrowing.

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The boyfriends of birthdays past

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Birthdays are much better with mutual acceptance (though muffins wouldn't hurt either).

They increasingly became part of the celebration, rather than the chief reason to celebrate.

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Space: Are we alone after all?

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Are we alone in space?

Our LeipGlo columnist Dr. Harald Köpping Athanasopoulos will address this and other burning space related questions this Wednesday, 12 April, when he speaks at the Club International’s English Lounge.

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Short story: “Out of the Dark Forest”

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You never know what may be lurking when you venture with a stranger into a dark forest. Photo: public domain

“Maybe my chauffeur could read my mind, or my body language, or smell my intent. Or see my hand on the door handle. It was the moment of truth.”

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Keren Shalev: Boat Wreck

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Keren Shalev didn’t feel a meaningful connection to Ireland before she went, but once she got there she felt completely immersed with her surroundings immediately.

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