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Im Wirtschaftswunderland

In the economic wonderland 

Germany was seen as an El Dorado. Many young Austrians found work there and sent money home. So Robert boarded the train to Munich. He was 18, with a work permit and a backpack full of hope. Yet no sooner had he arrived in Munich than he came down with acute pneumonia. Rogner still clearly remembers how, lying in bed with a high fever, he thought the Easter bells where his deathknell. But he regained his health and wonted optimism. Now he could set to work.