Plattduetsche Volksfest German festival

Local German-Americans, Long Islanders, family and friends celebrate

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Local German-Americans, Long Islanders, family and friends celebrate their German heritage during the 132nd annual Plattduetsche Volksfest in Franklin Square July 12, 2015. German food and beer, singing and dancing were all part of the traditional celebration. (Credit: Newsday / Chris Ware)

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