After arriving at Auschwitz, Elli and her mother are separated from Aunt Serena. Elli's mother pleads that her sister comes with her because she is weak, but the SS officer tells her to go to the line to the left, which is going to the gas chambers.
WORK SETS YOU FREE
Elli and her mother along with hundreds of other women follow a guard in Auschwitz, terrified with no idea what's coming next.
After walking throughout a small portion of Auschwitz, all the women go into a small gray building where guards were forcing them to take off all their clothing, followed with being shaved in all places.
Sunday Morning: Elli and Laura have had nothing to drink since early Thursday. The thirst is unbearable, as the blinding sun beams directly on their bald heads.
At Auschwitz, Elli and her mother are reunited with Elli's two cousins Hindi and Suri. None of them recognize each other at first because of their bald heads.
Suri and Hindi bring Elli and Laura to a puddle of gross, infested water. Because they are dying of thirst, Elli and Laura drink it.