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My dad lives/ lived close to the former border between East and West Germany. He would tell stories about how East Germans now working in West Germany would leave work because they had heard about a sale ... the notion of goods being available in abundance even after the sale was foreign to East Germans at the time as was the fact that you don't just leave work to go shopping. Initially there was a lot of animosity from both sides. It took several years for those to pass.
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