Fall of the Wall Anniversary: Secretary Kerry in Berlin

“It was the difference between hope and despair, between light and darkness.” That’s how Secretary John Kerry recounted a memorable bike ride from West Berlin, through the checkpoints into East Berlin and back, while visiting the Berlin Wall Memorial. Secretary Kerry had been living in West Berlin as a boy when his father served in the divided city as a Foreign Service officer. – See more at: http://blogs.state.gov/stories/2014/10/22/berlin-wall-difference-between-hope-and-despair