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Giving birth in Leipzig: five mothers, five perspectives

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Our series on giving birth by Chloé Tallon continues with a group of mothers from different countries. Chloé asked them about their experiences with childbirth in Leipzig and their respective home country.

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Surviving and rebuilding life after a devastating flood

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Guest writer Indigo gives us a play-by-play account of the recent flood in Stolberg, North-Rhine Westphalia, and what her next steps are after living through this catastrophic event.

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Giving birth in Leipzig

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Chloé Tallon shares her experiences as an international giving birth in Leipzig. She goes into the differences between her native France and Germany, both cultural and medical, and takes us through her journey at the Uniklinik and beyond.

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An American missionary, a Japanese nurse and a U.S. diplomat

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In an exclusive interview with LeipGlo, Ken Toko, U.S. Consul General in Leipzig, gets candid about his family, career, beginnings, current events, international relations, and how he has been coping with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The importance of the Romanian community in Leipzig

Georgiana Oprea interviewed three politically active women from the Romanian community. In light of this year's Migrants' Council election, she highlights the importance and challenges of Romanians living in Leipzig.

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Joining a global silent protest to free Armenian POWs

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I am inviting you, the reader, to participate in a “global silent protest” to free Armenian POWs (prisoners of war). It’s happening this Tuesday, 6 p.m., at Augustusplatz in Leipzig. Have no clue what I’m talking about? Unfortunately, you’re not alone. Last year, I wrote here on The Leipzig Glocal about my experience being in

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