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About 120,000 East German demonstrate for political reform in downtown Leipzig Monday, Oct. 16, 1989. For the first time the demonstrators carried banners in the peaceful protest march. Banner reads: 'Alternative service for conscientious objectors is a human right.' (AP Photo)The Associated Press

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70,000 East German demonstrators walk through downtown Leipzig on Monday, October 09, 1989 in a peaceful protest march. It was the largest demonstration in East Germany since 1953. The demonstrators demand political reforms. (AP Photo)The Associated Press

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