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Cologne Pride parade draws 10,000 people despite rain

By DW
05 September 2021   |   8:06 am
Thousands braved the rainy weather to celebrate LGBTQ rights in Cologne, while also following COVID-related restrictions. The route was altered to avoid overcrowding.

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