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01 August 2008


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Bad Pyrmont
Ute Caspers pays generous tribute (11 July) to British Friends for their help to German Friends over the seventy-five years since the Bad Pyrmont Meeting house was established
  • It should be remembered, however, that this spiritual support has been a two-way traffic
  • Friends engaged in relief work in Germany in the months after VE Day found in Bad Pyrmont a place where, under the quiet but kind ministrations of Leonhard and Mary Friedrich, they could feel at home
  • Friends Relief Service chose it, for example, for one important conference in February 1946 on the role of education in re-building German society, and some of us (in my case from the Friends Ambulance Unit) were privileged to attend part of a one-week conference in June 1946 for young Germans connected with the German Fellowship of Reconciliation


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