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East Germany, the Berlin Wall and 30 years of German reunification

Why was Germany once divided into East and West? And how united is the country today? Rachel Stewart finds out more about communism, capitalism and "Ostalgie" for Meet the Germans.

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Rachel moved from the UK to Germany in 2016. As a relative newcomer she casts a fresh eye on German clichés, and shares her experiences of settling into German life. Every two weeks, she explores a new topic for Meet the Germans – from saunas to asparagus or the ins and outs of German small talk.  

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