1989: Packed a hammer to fly to Berlin

Havilande Whitcomb was living in London in 1989 when she and her husband decided to visit Berlin, sensing historic changes were underway. The Berlin Wall fell just as they were leaving, prompting her to bring a hammer to chip away a piece of this symbol of the Cold War. Little did she know she should have brought a chisel…

Storyteller: Havilande Whitcomb
Date of Story: November, 1989
Location of Story: Berlin, Germany
Location: Berlin, Germany
Date: 24 August, 2016