Photo Gallery: Civil Rights Activist to Become Next German President
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Photo Gallery: Civil Rights Activist to Become Next German President

Germany's Next President 'I'm No Superman'

Joachim Gauck could help repair the damage that Christian Wulff did to the German presidency. The country's next head of state is a modest man, but also a fearless democrat, and is unlikely to shy away from controversy. The former East German civil rights activist is known to speak his mind. And he fights for what he believes in.