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For more than 13 years, Mayor Klaus Wowereit has been the face of party-hearty, poor-but-sexy Berlin. For DW's Jefferson Chase, a special chapter in Berlin's history will be over when he leaves office.
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Berlin is full of paradoxes, but whether you're an asylum-seeker or an expat, Berlin is trying hard to welcome you. DW's Lillie Harman experienced first-hand just how intolerant - and welcoming - the capital can be.
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