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close this bookStrengthening the Family - Implications for International Development (UNU, 1991, 268 p.)
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Marian F. Zeitlin, Ratna Megawangi, Ellen M. Kramer, Nancy D. Colletta, E.D. Babatunde, and David Garman

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Was ist das Schwerste von allem?
Was dir das Leichste d
mit den Augen zu sehen,
Was vor den Augen dir liegt.

(What is the most difficult of all?
That which seems to you the easiest,
To see with one's eyes
What is lying before them.)

—Goethe, Xenien Aus Dem Nachlass #45