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Berlin Inaugurates Restored Section of the Concrete Wall

November 9, 2009

Tourists pass a painting on a segment of the reopened East Side Gallery in Berlin. AP Photo/Gero Breloer.

BERLIN (AP).- The Berlin Wall’s longest remaining stretch has been restored to its state of nearly two decades ago after artists repainted the colorful murals they created in the aftermath of the notorious barrier’s opening. Berlin on Friday inaugurated the restored section of the concrete wall, which is known as the East Side Gallery and snakes along the bank of the Spree river for three quarters of a mile (1.3 kilometers). A popular tourist attraction, … More

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