Bringing down the Berlin Wall, 1989 - 'I remember watching this on TV as it was happening. I was My mom told me, "Pay attention. You're watching history happen right now." I said the same thing to my son when Obama was elected President.
Families that were separated by the speed by which The Berlin Wall was constructed often times remained separated for life events. Often times children were held up to show them to doting aunts, uncles, and grandparents.