Photo Gallery: Rescuing Altena from Demise
Foto: Stadt Altena
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Photo Gallery: Rescuing Altena from Demise

Volunteers Wanted Locals Help Save Germany's Shrinking Towns

While a graying population affects all of Germany, small rural towns have been hit the hardest. To counteract the demographic trend and make up for lacking resources, many communities are asking citizens to pitch in -- for free.
Von Sigrid Lupieri