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  • Berlin looks like it was designed by children, the houses like jumbled crayons.

    Colorful and vibrant, the saga of the Wall emanates the liberated, anarchic culture of the city.

    I remember there being no rules, because the people didn't need them. My instincts told me to hide the beer I was drinking on the street, a ticket-worthy offense in New York, but cognition told me to laugh and have another sip and spill some on my shirt because I was obeying the law.
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