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Trabant Enthusiasts Gather in Zwickau

Fans of the East German Trabant car gather for their 7th annual get-together on August 23, 2014 in Zwickau, Germany. Hundreds of Trabant enthusiasts arrived to spend the weekend admiring each others cars, trading stories and enjoying activities. The Trabant, dinky and small by modern standards, was the iconic car produced in former communist East Germany and today has a strong cult following. (Photo by Matthias Rietschel/Getty Images)
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Photo of the Day: My Little Trabant

Michael Grohmann, chief of the high rope forest climbing park, climbs to a GDR Trabant car that is part of the climbing course in the adventure park in Moritzburg, Germany. The Trabant was the first German small car with a plastic body, and for many Germans it is synonymous with images of the nation’s reunification, as thousands of East Germans drove over the border in the little cars in 1989. (Jens Meyer/Associated Press) Click image to zoom.