Kiki & Lala

20 Years Later

Posted on: November 8, 2009

20 years ago this happened.

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I remember watching this in the news and wanting to go to Berlin to knock off a piece of that wall.  Now I am curious to know how much would a tiny piece of concrete from that now non-existent wall be worth.  To commemorate this historic event, the New York Times has an interactive feature of the Berlin Wall. Here are some amazing before and after pictures that I grabbed.

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The cobble stone column outlines where the wall once stood

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Then...

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...and now.

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Then...

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...and now.

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Brandenburg Gate then...

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Refurbished Brandenburg Gate now a thruway.

Do you think that the Germans from our generation look back at that moment with the same same mixed feelings as we do EDSA?

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1 Response to "20 Years Later"

Oh you bet they do.
I remember this – gad! was it really 20 years ago??

I DID go to the GERMAN Swiss International School so it was a HUGE deal in school. Though I have to admit it didn’t touch me one iota the way EDSA did… Great pics – thanks for sharing!

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