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February 5, 2014 6:00 AM

Declining German city sees hope, threat in arrival of refugees

Lutheran Pastor Joerg Michel insists on optimism. When the first foreign refugees arrive at Hoyerswerda’s new refugee center in the next couple of weeks, they’ll be welcomed warmly, he says. They’ll find a comforting place to start a new life. He’s certain. In spite of recent history.

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