The scents of coriander, mint and fish sauce fill the air. Berlin’s Dong Xuan Center is a meeting place for East and West - for Germans and immigrants, tourists and locals. The setting of its own form of reunification.
What many now take for granted was more exciting than any thriller when it was actually happening. In the months after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the four allied powers negotiated Germany’s future.
A photo of a Rev. Joachim Gauck speaking in a church in Rostock, East Germany, the winter of 1989-1990, between the Fall of the Wall and Reunification. What’s become of those in the photo a quarter of a century on?
It’s been 25 years since German reunification. What unites the generation born during the transition period in 1989-1990? What values, attitudes, dreams and fears do they share? And what’s their vision for the future?
German reunification is 25 years old - just like the infants born in that dramatic period between 1989/90.
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