Flowers for the New Year

German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a bunch of flowers for German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere, who's celebrating his 61st birthday, as she arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)



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Congrats Angie, you did it!

But we want to tell people, Angie!!!


Hi Angie, it's been a while!

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Stay cool, Angie

German Chancellor Angela Merkel reacts during the final parliament debate of an euro 750 billion (US $1 trillion) eurozone rescue package in Berlin, Friday, May 21, 2010.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)


Angie, don't bite your thumb so hard!

German Chancellor Angela Merkel reacts during a session of the German lower house of parliament Bundestag in Berlin, January 19, 2010.REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS)


Motherly Angie

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) smiles as she stands among children dressed in costumes of the Three Kings during a reception for Carol Singers in Berlin January 4, 2010.REUTERS/Thomas Peter (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION IMAGES OF THE DAY)


Angie, either bow all the way or not at all!

German Chancellor Angela Merkel shakes hand with China's prime minister Wen Jiabao during the UN Climate Summit in Copenhagen, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009.(AP Photo/Kay Nietfeld, Pool)


Angie lost in her moment

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures during a news conference in Brussels November 19, 2009 on the Copenhagen climate conference. World leaders are likely to reach a political deal on fighting climate change when they meet in Copenhagen next month but it may not be very precise, a senior European Union official said on Thursday.REUTERS/Sebastien Pirlet (BELGIUM POLITICS)


A kiss for peace

French President Nicolas Sarkozy, left, welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel before Armistice Day ceremonies Wednesday Nov. 11, 2009 at the Elysee Palace in Paris. France commemorates the end of World War I hand-in-hand with the country vanquished in the so-called 'great war' as German Chancellor Angela Merkel joins President Nicolas Sarkozy to remember the fallen, and to celebrate peace.(AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Trouble texting, Angie?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel uses a cell phone during a session of the German lower house of parliament Bundestag in Berlin, November 12, 2009.REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS)


Angie almost heils...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel acknowledges the gallery as she arrives to address a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, November 3, 2009. Merkel, who began her second term in office last week, is the first German leader to address the U.S. Congress since Konrad Adenauer in 1957.REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES POLITICS)


Are his ears clean, Angie?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) greets Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk at the start of European Union heads of state and government summit in Brussels October 29, 2009. EU leaders are expected on Thursday to discuss institutional changes which include the creation of a long-term president under the EU's planned Lisbon reform treaty.REUTERS/Yves Herman (BELGIUM POLITICS ENVIRONMENT)

Angie! He's married! And so are you!

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, shares a word with French President Nicolas Sarkozy during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday Oct. 30, 2009. The European Union is seeking to maintain a united stand on climate change Friday by giving leeway to poorer member states to pay less into global climate aid fund.(AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

It means Europe, Angie

German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a news conference at the end of a two-day European Union leaders summit in Brussels October 30, 2009.REUTERS/Francois Lenoir