'Turkified' Why I Can Never Be a Proper German

Turks make up Germany's largest ethnic minority, and SPIEGEL reporter Özlem Gezer grew up in the port city of Hamburg as a part of this community. She describes herself as a "model immigrant," but explains how Germans have made her feel she could never be one of them.
Foto: Thilo Rothacker/ DER SPIEGEL
Translated from the German by Paul Cohen