Returning to Berlin: A Jew’s letter to her murdered grandparents
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Maya Lasker-Wallfisch, the daughter of Auschwitz survivor Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, has written a book that deals with her trauma through fictional letters to her grandparents who were killed during the Holocaust.
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