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Some of our most cherished Christmas traditions are German in origin. Think Christmas trees, glass ornaments, Advent calendars, candy canes, spice cookies and Stollen, the fragrant, fruity bread that's a specialty of Dresden. Dresdeners don't hold back when it comes to their Stollen. Today and tomorrow, Dresden's master bakers will be putting the finishing touches on a two-ton, four-yard-long Stollen, readying the massive loaf for Saturday's Stollen Festival. The giant Stollen will be loaded onto a horse-drawn wagon to be paraded  through the city's Old Town on the way to the famed Christmas market. Apprentice baker and this year's Stollen maiden Claudia Rhumland will then raise the silver...