Embassy Photo: Jim Creskey
Rita Kantemir and her husband Hanns Thomae stop off in the Gatineau Hills during their visit to Canada. She is a former Green Party member of the German Parliament, and he recently retired after 30 years of heading refugees services for Berlin churches.
Many German children who grew up following the Second World War would ask their parents, 'What did you do in the war? Were you a Nazi?'