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Germany’s Stumbling Stones: Remembering Holocaust victims

A friend produced this deeply moving documentary about the “Stolpersteine.”  The Germans are installing these stones in memory of those killed in the Holocaust. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeQOuQvAi8E&feature=youtu.be I just learned that some people in my mother’s town, Stockstadt am Rhein, are hoping to install “Stolpersteine” to memorialize my grandparents. I, too, will go to Germany for the …

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Saturday, May 14th Chicago Tribune Chicagoland section reports on Edith and Gerda's reconnection

Naperville students reconnect women who fled Nazis in 1938 Girls struck up friendship on Germany-U.S. trip but lost touch for 73 years By Mick Swasko, Tribune Reporter It was a brief email that rekindled an equally short childhood friendship 73 years ago. “I have thought of you often and am so thankful that you found …

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