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Germany's Angela Merkel teaches history class on Berlin Wall anniversary

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August 13, 2013 AT 12:26 PM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel drew on her Communist-era experiences to give a history class at a school in east Berlin on the 52nd anniversary of the construction of the Berlin Wall. The 59-year-old became the first German chancellor to have grown up in the Communist east, and is old enough to recall the construction of the wall.