Do you own a piece of the Berlin Wall?

Were you in Germany to witness history on Nov. 9, 1989? Did a street vendor tempt you while visiting Berlin more recently? Did you purchase a "genuine" bit online?

To mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, we want to hear about how you acquired a piece of the iconic barrier.

Share your story, in a few sentences, here. We’ll select the best to display on

Cell phone and smartphone users:

Use your phone's email or MMS (multimedia message service) to send photos or video to

Some phones can easily send photos to contacts in the address book.  We have provided this vCard that allows you to easily add “FirstPerson” to your mobile contacts list.

Include a descriptive subject line so editors can easily find your submission.

In the body of your message, include additional details about the content: who, what, when, where, etc.