Recently, at a music festival, I learned something about my generation again. I started talking to a young man, maybe he was in my late twenties like me. He had studied in Jena, and I asked him if he had grown up there too. No, he said, he's from Baden-Württemberg. But he's been in the East for eight years, after all!
Eastern identity: Our origin is no blemish
We Nachwende children self-confidently discover our Eastern identity - and force the West to a conversation that he did not want to lead for too long.