09 November 2009

twenty years ago today, there was a breach in the blocks.

the fortress changed from obstacle, to opportunity, with a simple command that was more powerful than a jackhammer: "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"


2 comments:

kaye said...

I remember that day

virginia said...

i remember reading how east berliners would attempt escape, by strapping themselves beneath a car that was returning to west berlin.


"Before you can blame an individual for their choices, you have to make sure they have the same choices as everyone else."

Bix , the fanatic cook.