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  • Boudicca (edited 3 years ago)

    The desperation that can be conveyed in so few words.....

    • SevenTales

      This is what's shocking when reading the text. The despair. And to know they probably died in Auschwitz makes the whole story tragic...

      • Boudicca

        It seems like they knew that they were going to die and desperately wanted any living relatives to have some tangible memento from them.

        • SevenTales

          And it's natural. Being remembered is all you have, at the end, ultimately. After a while, the only thing left is the mark you carved.

          • PushPull

            I read somewhere that it's incredibly rare for your name to be commonly remembered by your own family a hundred years or so after your death. Having just dealt with my grandfather's death a few years ago, and knowing nothing about his parents, I can see why this is.

            Lesson: Talk to the elders in your family. Let them pass their memories to you, then pass it on to those who come after you.

  • Rhumanity

    I wonder if their things were still on (in?) the roof

  • jcscher

    This is fascinating , I hope they can find out the rest of the story.

    • FistfulOfStars

      I've added some relevant contributions including a Dutch-language YT video that can have auto-translated captions, and an Israeli news site that states the couple was thought to have died in Auschwitz.

      • jcscher

        Thanks for adding the links.

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