Excerpt from my own pages was published on Aish.com“Born and raised in Poland, I assumed my mother’s Holocaust burden”.http://www.aish.com/ho/p/Silence_is_Not_an_Option.html

“Thank you for sending us your powerful submission. We would like to publish it on aish.com” Rabbi Nechemia Coopersmith, Editor-in-Chief, Aish.com
 
“It is said that in every survivor’s family, one child is unconsciously chosen to be a “memorial candle,” to carry on the mourning and to dedicate his or her life to the memory of the Shoah. That child takes part in the parents’ emotional world, assumes the burden, and becomes the link between past and future. I realize now that my mother chose me to be that candle.”

 

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