“When I was studying at Columbia University in New York, a fellow student started a conversation with me saying: ‘So, you’ve made soap out of my aunt.’ He meant it as a joke, but I could only run away to hide my tears.”
“I was shocked and hurt without, however, at that time feeling implicated in the horrors of the Nazi regime. Growing up in post-war Germany, the Third Reich hadn’t been part of my world. Then over 60 years later I made two discoveries which changed everything. The first brought the war back to me in terrifying detail. The second opened the floodgates to a torrent of questions about my family and the Nazi era.”
Please come to this reading by the author and how she learned about her beloved grandfather and his past that she never knew existed.