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November 11, 1989 | MARY LOU FULTON and ROSE ELLEN O'CONNOR, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Wolfgang and Trudy Wirthgen woke up at 6 a.m. Friday and flipped on the television to face an unbelievable image: an East German man taking a pickax to the Berlin Wall without being arrested. "We both started to cry," said Wolfgang Wirthgen, who left East Germany 30 years ago with his wife and now lives in Corona. "Not in my wildest dreams could I ever imagine this."
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November 11, 1989 | MARY LOU FULTON and ROSE ELLEN O'CONNOR, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Wolfgang and Trudy Wirthgen woke up at 6 a.m. Friday and flipped on the television to face an unbelievable image: an East German man taking a pickax to the Berlin Wall without being arrested. "We both started to cry," said Wolfgang Wirthgen, who left East Germany 30 years ago with his wife and now lives in Corona. "Not in my wildest dreams could I ever imagine this."
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