A hard border separated East and West Germany from 1961 until the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, which paved the way for the reunification of eastern and western Germany in 1990. Last year, to celebrate the fall of the Berlin Wall 30 years earlier, @philippreiter007
and 8 other runners who grew up on both sides of the former border, ran together the full 1,400kms that divided Germany for those nearly three decades—including the former “death strip.” On their running journey, the group saw and learned plenty about the value of freedom and the importance of speaking up for it. It’s a lesson worth sharing, even today. “Freedom is not guaranteed,” Philipp says. “We need to advocate and live democracy by voting and making our voices heard.
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