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A carnival float caricating German chancellor Angela Merkel, left,  representing  the growing German economy, and a slim French president Francois Hollande during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, western Germany, on Monday, March 3, 2014. The foolish street spectacles in the carnival centers of Duesseldorf, Mainz and Cologne, watched by hundreds of thousands of people, are the highlights in Germany's carnival season on Rose Monday.  Words at left read: German Economy.

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A carnival float caricating German chancellor Angela Merkel, left, representing the growing German economy, and a slim French president Francois Hollande during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, western Germany, on Monday, March 3, 2014. The foolish street spectacles in the carnival centers of Duesseldorf, Mainz and Cologne, watched by hundreds of thousands of people, are the highlights in Germany's carnival season on Rose Monday. Words at left read: German Economy.