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VIDEO: Big Dominoes Recreate Fall of Berlin Wall

The concrete barrier built by the German Democratic Republic was torn down 20 years ago yesterday and leaders from all over the world gathered in Berlin to celebrate the historic moment.

With thousands watching, a line of 1,000 dominoes, each measuring 8-feet in height and painted by German artists, was toppled in a dramatic recreation of the night East and West Germany were reunited. Stretching out for nearly two kilometers, the chain reaction was kicked off by the first democratically elected president of Poland after communism, Lech Wałęsa, who pushed over the first domino.

Check out the video below, which also shows some pretty neat fireworks over the Brandenburg Gate.