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Problems of poverty in Germany

29 July 2013 Last updated at 06:31 BST

Throughout the financial crisis in the eurozone, Germany has been held up as a model of financial stability - but it is also a country that is suffering its own economic headaches.

Growing poverty among young people and income inequality are just two of the problems facing Germans today, as Katya Adler reports.

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