Berliners to vote on fate of historic airport





At the age of 7, Mercedes Wild waved excitedly at each U.S. plane that circled over her Berlin home and landed at Tempelhof airport, packed with supplies to feed Berliners during the Soviets' Cold War blockade.

Today, the 67-year-old Wild is fighting against city plans to shut down the giant airport site in the center of Berlin.

After years of debate, Berliners are to vote Sunday on the closing of the Nazi-built complex.

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