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Mathews youngsters take virtual tour of Germany

“Guten morgen” became a familiar sound at Mathews Memorial Library on April 12 when a large group of young travelers converged on the youth wing-turned-airport to start their fantasy trip to Germany.

The trip began in a transformed main wing of the library which featured a river cruise down the Rhine River, with stops at various sites along the Grimm’s Fairy Tale Route where tour guide Carol McCormack shared familiar stories.

Other sites included Mad King Ludwig’s castle in the Bavarian Mountains, Berlin, and Potsdam, where visitors learned about a historic meeting held at that site. Life-like images of Truman, Stalin and Churchill gave the visitors a sense of realism.

Munich, with its famous town hall tower and daily glockenspiel concert, was a highlight of the trip. Here the travelers were entertained by traditionally clad dancers Mary Lee Andrewskiewicz, Derby Sale, Samantha Conley, Shannon Grubb and Jason Kellerhalls, who performed a variety of folk dance...

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