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"Jean-Claude like Jean-Claude Van Damme"

I often think of my time in Europe as a collection of stories. All woven together in one book that I keep close to my heart. Really, aren't all of our lives just that?  A collection of stories. The good ones, the bad ones, the sad, the happy and so forth. What all of these stories have in common though, is that they are full of characters. For me, it is the characters that made these stories so special. Let me introduce you to one of my favorite Frenchmen, named Jean-Claude (or so I thought).    The first French town I ventured to after moving to Germany was Forbach. It was just across the border about 30-45 minutes away. Depending...

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