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Why is it “Tragödie um ihre Eltern” not “Tragödie von ihren Eltern”?

Nach der Tragödie um ihre Eltern kehrt das Glück zurück. After her parents' tragedy, her luck returned. Why is um used instead of von? What if von is used not um, will it still be correct ...
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“Benutzen” and “benützen” [duplicate]

What is the difference between benützen and benutzen? Is benützen a dialect or standard German? Ich benütze das Buch meines Freundes. Ich benutze das Buch meines Freundes.
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Adapting a Quote in Old English Style

I'd like to give someone a gift (who speaks German, and is also a fountain pen user) and include a quote from S.B.R.E. Brown (podcast here) written down with my own calligraphy. The problem is that ...