20 Years Later, Berlin Wall Fragments Symbolize Freedom and Hope

On Nov. 9, 1989, thousands of East Germans rushed to the Berlin Wall, rebelling against decades of oppression, to destroy and cross this concrete barrier to freedom. It crumbled under their desire to see what was on the other side. Immediately, tens of thousands of people from all over the world made their way to Berlin to see the openings in the wall for themselves, hacking off pieces as souvenirs. Two decades later, the demise of the wall and all it stood for holds different memories for...Full Story
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