Let freedom ring from wall to wall

Do you remember when the Berlin Wall came down? It had separated Germany into two regions and was an international symbol of misery. It was built by the communist regime in East Germany in 1961 to prevent its citizens from escaping to the west, and freedom.

Many people risked and lost their lives in attempts to get over the wall.

It wasn’t built to keep people from coming into the country. It was built to keep people from leaving. Everyone living inside the wall was unable to express themselves, travel without permission or question authority. They were completely controlled in every aspect of their lives.

Many people were shot by guards when they tried to escape. Families were

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