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January 13, 2004
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A man dedicated to confronting Germany’s Nazi past and helping rebuild ties with Jews will receive his country’s highest honor. Manfred Karnetzki, 75, will receive Germany’s Order of Merit in a Berlin ceremony Tuesday. From 1993 to 2001, Karnetzki headed the Action Reconciliation Peace Service organization, a Protestant group that sends young Germans to work with Holocaust survivors around the world.

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