Reading & Dusseldorf: The tale of June and Gretel
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Reading and Dusseldorf: Friends celebrate 70 years of twinning

Two friends brought together 70 years ago by the twinning of an English town and West German city have recalled their experiences.

Reading's mayor invited impoverished children from Dusseldorf to the Berkshire town in 1947, leading to relationships that continue to endure.