The wall is gone - 20 years ago

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  1. jumbo747jet

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    Today it's 20 years since the GDR (DDR) official declared on national TV that visas were no longer required to cross the border between east and west Berlin, resulting in very emotional scenes when thousands of people decided to cross the border and unite with their western neighbours.

    Best wishes to everybody celebrating in Berlin tonight.
     
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    A huge change, for some bad, for some great to reunite as one. Amazing that you could seperate a nation like that.
     
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    I remember watching that night on TV 20 years ago and crying............
     
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    You and I weep over very similar situations. I did the same thing. I remember thinking that the world was starting to reunite.
     
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