From Four Months to 20 Years: Meet Kim Hessel

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Story & Photography by Gail G. Collins

Kim HesselWhere were you when the Berlin Wall came down on November 10, 1989? The concrete block barrier, topped by barbed wire and secured by armed guards, segmented the population within the German capital city. It was the last vestige of the Cold War, and ordinary people, pushing for freedom, literally tore it down. With its crumbling, families and lives were rebuilt. Memories of that exhilarating period flashed in Kim Hessel’s eyes as he remembered his part in it. Continue reading “From Four Months to 20 Years: Meet Kim Hessel”