Defying the Wall: Stories of People who Escaped Communist Germany (GDR) as Recounted by the Wall Museum in Berlin, at Checkpoint Charlie

The word wall itself, regardless of the contexts in which we come across it (e.g. the music of Pink Floyd, the writing of the Austrian author Liane Moriarty, Trump's administration controversy over building a fence border with Mexico), refers primarily to the extensive enclosure that was built in August 1961 in Eastern Berlin, with the…