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Berlin's anti-Nazi cleaning lady

Irmela Schramm paints over pro-Nazi graffiti in Berlin's Schoeneweide district. Photo/ Markus Schreiber/AP

 

mensahschramm2.jpg-Irmela Mensah-Schramm removes a poster with the inscription "Foreigners Out" at a street in Berlin's Rudow district. Photo/ Markus Schreiber/

Scrubbing the hate away

It's been more than 60 years since the end of the Second World War, and still you see Nazi stickers and graffiti in the streets of Germany.

It's the leavings of a hateful underground that idealizes the evils of Hitler's Third Reich.  

One very driven woman is on a mission to wipe it out -- using paint, and publicity, no matter who she offends. And she's offended a few.

Dispatches contributor Saroja Coelho makes the rounds with a modern-day vigilante, as she puts her trophies on display

  Hear Saroja's dispatch here  

 The August 25 Dispatches program

 

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