Joyful "They loved my shows, and I loved putting them on for them. I was never prouder than when I got my father to laugh!"
Wieliczka Salt Mine, Poland
Brave “'Shhhh, Yanek. You’ll wake everyone else.' My father sighed. 'All right. But not another word. We must be silent, you understand?'I nodded and hurried to put on my coat"
Trzebinia Concentration Camp
Determined " I had sworn to myself I would survive, so I made the choice that kept me alive, if only for the moment, and took a seat on the truck."
Birkenau Concentration Camp
Amazed "Here there was no lake, but something even more amazing: statues! Dozens of figures,all carved out of salt. And the lights in the ceiling —they were chandeliers. Chandeliers made out of salt."
Mournful "The hangman kicked the chair out from under him,and the boy’s body jerked as his neck was broken.I kept my head held high and watched, vowing never to forget."
Overworked " There were dozensof them, rag and bone skeletons who had perished ofhunger, or thirst, or the cold, or suffocation, or overwork "