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Every year, we lose more and more Holocaust survivors, so it's important that we hear their stories now. Ella was 13 years old when Hitler's soldiers marched into her Polish town, taking her younger sister away. Forced to live in the Łódź Ghetto with other Jews, unfortunately her father died soon after. She soon was shoved into a train bound for the infamous concentration camp Auschwitz.

While Ella did survive, she shares the heartbreaking tale of seeing her mom taken away from her and gassed. Ella ends by saying that it's a beautiful world with room enough for everyone. We can't even imagine what you've gone through, Ella and we admire your amazing strength.

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