An opinion article was posted by a Daily Kos community member about the Waldsee name change.
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In Nazi-occupied Hungary during WWII, Concordia camp leaders would soon learn, Jews were herded onto trains with the promise of a lovely and tranquil destination. “We learned that our journey’s end was a place named Waldsee,” says the young narrator of Imre Kertész’s Nobel Prize-winning novel, “Fatelessness.”
For almost 60 years thousands of young people, families and adults have come to Waldsee for whimsical adventures in the German language. From the first "Guten Morgen!" until the last "Gute Nacht!", our villagers build an impressive foundation of German skills and cultural knowledge.