Walls


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Originally uploaded by rohaberl

Preserved section of the border between East G...

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to exist with dignity is very often the capability to leave something behind; the courage to escape from what we have been fenced in; this photo of rohaberl, Berlin, is deep in my heart; not only, because my mother (on the isle Rügen, Baltic Sea, 40 years behind the Iron Curtain) loved cranes, storks, goose + herons so much, adoring that they could leave the country, ignoring walls, soldiers, laws …

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Damit es gelingt, in Würde zu altern, ist es zuweilen nötig, dass man die Courage besitzt, zuweilen neue Ufer anzusteuern. Zugvögel waren mir immer ein geliebtes Symbol dieser mächtigen Begabung. Nicht nur, weil meine Mutter 40 Jahre hinter dem “Eisernen Vorhang”, in der D.D.R., auf der Insel Rügen von mir getrennt war (ich durfte jenseits der “Mauer” im Westen aufwachsen, beeinflusst von Coca Cola, Elvis Presley, NATO …)

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