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France And Germany, A Love Story

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy
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Germany and France are a couple tied together by fate.

In the beginning, they were always at each others' throats. At last, they realized they weren't so different. So they stopped fighting and tied themselves together through — what else? — money.

On today's show, the story of France and Germany — the relationship on which the fate of Europe depends.

Special Bonus: Today's podcast includes the original musical number "European Union Wiz Me." Listen to the song, and read the lyrics, here.

More Music: If you want more Franco-German angst to dance to, check out this Spotify mixtape made by our own Zoe Chace.

Subscribe to the podcast. Music: Kelly Clarkson's "My Life Would Suck Without You" and Art Perlman and Jeff Lunden's "European Union Wiz Me." Find us: Twitter/ Facebook/Spotify

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