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Soft Berlin light filters down through the great glass dome, past tourists ascending the spiral ramp, and into the main hall of parliament. At the lectern, a short, slightly hunched figure in a fuchsia jacket, black slacks, and a helmet of no-color hair is reading a speech from a binder.Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany and the world’s most powerful woman, is making every effort not to be interesting.“As the federal government, we have been carrying out a threefold policy since the beginning of the Ukraine crisis,” Merkel says, staring at the binder.In the late 1940s and 1950s, efforts were made to match them with African-American military families, many of whom were stationed around Germany at the time.Forbidden to Speak German The adoptees grew up in the United States, many with no idea they were adopted or that they were half-German (for information on the difficulties encountered by black GIs wanting to stay with their German girlfriends, read the sidebar on the left).Scattered across the country, many of the children were forbidden to speak German in their new homes.At the time, it was believed that continuing to speak German would damage their ability to learn fluent English.After a stay in a German children's home where he says he suffered sexual and physical abuse, Richardson was adopted by a military couple as a toddler.After a few years living on base in Germany, the family returned to the US.
"Totally Spooked" His arrival in Germany was a "horrible experience," Richardson said.His father, whom he never met, was an African-American serviceman named George. Like thousands of other postwar children with black GI fathers and white German mothers, Richardson was raised by an African-American military family in the US.He has spent his life trying to find where he fits in.Her delivery is toneless, as if she were trying to induce her audience into shifting its attention elsewhere.“Besides the first part of this triad, targeted support for Ukraine, is, second, the unceasing effort to find a diplomatic solution for the crisis in the dialogue with Russia.” For years, public speaking was visibly painful to Merkel, her hands a particular source of trouble; eventually, she learned to bring her fingertips together in a diamond shape over her stomach.
He was sitting across from a probation officer following an arrest for joyriding -- and he was given a choice: face the charges in court, or join the Army.