Residents of Benedict's Hometown Recall Softer Side Despite Pope Benedict XVI reputation as a hardliner, people in his Bavarian hometown of Traunstein, Germany, say they have seen his softer side.
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Residents of Benedict's Hometown Recall Softer Side

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Residents of Benedict's Hometown Recall Softer Side

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Residents of Benedict's Hometown Recall Softer Side

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Despite Pope Benedict XVI reputation as a hardliner, people in his Bavarian hometown of Traunstein, Germany, say they have seen his softer side.