I am a Berlin citizen (native), live here, feel as one of them
however if you are referring to speech John F. Kennedy's speech when he visited Berlin in 1963 it denotes his
solidarity with the people of Berlin, his feelings for them with regard to the Berlin Wall.
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I am a jelly donut
See comment of mtrent1 in question "Ich bin Berliner".
This is a commonly cited example of a mistranslation because he wanted to say that he is a citizen of Berlin.
Nevertheless it is not a good example because the meaning is evident if you hear the sentence (it is uncommon to be a donut) and in addition almost no German would notice the error.
Therefore don't believe that Kennedy made a fool of himself just because he used the "ein".
own experience, native German
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