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A Journey Revisited

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/yom_hashoah/article/a_journey_revisited_20090415

My father, Allen Sokoler, never spoke about the first nine years of his life, when he lived in Germany. My two brothers and I knew instinctively not to ask, not to mention the country’s name in his presence. We avoided bringing German-made goods into our home — not even German chocolate would cross our threshold.

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