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    Lilienfeld Heritage

    My father was born in Lilienfeld, a perfect little village southeast of Vienna, where he dreamed of becoming an artist. He was forced to serve in HJ but eventually he and my mother made their way to the U.S. where, in 1958 and 1960, my sister and I were born. So I'm 1/2...
    cgoehring78 cgoehring78 46-50, F Apr 28, 2008

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    Yes, very much so on my mother's side of the

    family. As a parent, I probably identified much more so with my mother and so I hold my Austrian roots as more significant than those of my father. My identity with her may also help to explain my love and attraction for things that are feminine in nature. That attraction at...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 10, 2014

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    Another Piece Of My American Heritage.

    My Paternal Grandmother's family were from Salzburg and Vienna and came to the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries seeking to thrive economically.
    blaster13101972 blaster13101972 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 1, 2011

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    I Want To In Austria

    Hi, I'm Gynelle a 25 year old University graduate who wants to see the world and wants to start with Austria. I am willing to work hard because I want to enjoy life and I would like some support from any Austrian native living & working in Austria just for pointers and...
    Gynelle Gynelle 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 17, 2009

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    I am not austrian but i think

    for me, the austrians are the best kinded people ever, i did travel austria once for skiing and let me assure you that every austrian i looked smiled to me and they were super nice with me and all. :)
    mariostyle mariostyle 18-21, M Dec 5, 2014

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    I was given the chance in my third year of academy to start learning German as I was good at French. I loved my German teacher mr R I'd have him last thing on a Friday every week...
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