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- A tumblr site dedicated to the people and places that make up Oregon and Southwest Washington.
My girlfriend was descended from German/English grandparents who had to flee England and Germany after WWI in order to marry. At the time the wall came down, my girlfriend was glued to the television -- she had cousins in East Germany whom she'd never met, and cousins in West Germany that she saw on television dancing on the wall. My girlfriend cried with joy, while I watched, happy for the results but disconnected personally because my family has been on this continent for over 350 years.
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