Child of the Holocaust
My parents arrived in NYC in late 1947, two years later they met and married. They lived the American dream and left behind the horrors of Europe during the war. But where do we come from really. My parents realized that they had met many years earlier in the mountains of Poland where both their families would spend summers. They realized they were distant cousins. My roots are buried somewhere between Vienna and Warsaw, but really where and how many generations back?
Only a few of my mother’s family survived the war with 12 aunts and uncles on both sides of her family and their children murdered. What is our history and where do we come from?