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Stearns History Museum Celebrates Luxembourg Heritage, Culture [AUDIO]

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ST. CLOUD – The Luxembourg American Cultural Society and Stearns History Museum held a special presentation today on Luxembourg immigration, heritage and culture in the United States.

The presentation celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the book and documentary “Luxemburger in Amerika.” The book was created by journalist Roger Krieps. Edward Zapp, an attendee of the event says Krieps came¬†from Luxembourg to the United States in 1962 to learn more about Luxembourg¬†culture in America:

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Gretchen Leisen also attended the event, saying she has family history in the book:

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Kevin Wester, the executive director of the Luxembourg American Cultural Society was the presenter at the event. The book and documentary offer valuable historic and sociological information about the Luxembourg community in America. The entire documentary was shown as part of the presentation.

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