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22 Nov 2005

Dresden's heart reclaimed from the ashes

frauenkirche_small.jpg[Photo: Wiederaufbau Frauenkirche Dresden]
By Shirley Apthorp [Financial Times, 22 November 2005]

Two weeks after its official reopening, visitors still wait patiently in the sleet for a glimpse of the new baroque interior of Dresden's reconstructed Frauenkirche. There is a smattering of tourists, but it is mostly locals who come, to gaze with a wonder that recalls the first Nativity. Unto us a church is born. Again.

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