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Problems with alcohol which lead to a breakdown of marriage are to be found, as in Western countries, almost exclusively among men. The fact that most East German women are in employment and have money to spend has not led to an increase in their alcohol consumption to the extent that it can wreck a marriage. As far as the men are concerned, there are no statistics to show whether the fact that the marriage was failing made them tum to alcohol or because they were drinking the marriage collapsed.

M. m. m. m. m. m. m. old children 57 Welcome, health check, games and play, routine duties Physical training, hygiene measures, laying the table Breakfast Educational activities -painting, clay modelling, singing, introduction to model-building, physical training Games Activities in the open air, walk, hygiene measures, laying the table Midday meal Clearing the table, hygiene measures, preparations for afternoon nap Afternoon nap Play activities Snack Play, garden work It is hoped that children will see that learning is fun and will have a positive attitude towards it by the time they start school.

65 The beginnings of education for 'internationalism' are made at this stage. The first reader used at school Unsere Fibel, amongst other things, shows the flags of the socialist countries and the emblems of the pioneer organisations there. It mentions typical names of children in other lands and says that all children, regardless of their names or colour are friends and want to live in peace and happiness. The Fibel also says that the soldiers of the GDR and the other socialist countries are there to protect the peace.

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