Carole Angier

The Living Reminders

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The Diary of Mary Berg: Growing up in the Warsaw Ghetto

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In a few years the last Holocaust survivors will be gone, and memory will begin to hand over to history. Our understanding will change, perhaps for the better. But when you watch children take in the seamed faces and tattooed arms on Holocaust Memorial Day, you know that something important will be missing: the living reminder that they are just like us, and yet it happened; that it happened in ordinary time, and so could happen again.

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