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Diary writer Hillman says sharing story is ‘my duty’

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/diary_writer_hillman_says_sharing_story_is_my_duty_20070413

It was not until several years ago that Laura Hillman completed her Holocaust memoir, "I Will Plant You a Lilac Tree" (Atheneum, 2005), which reads like a teenager's journal of life in eight labor and concentration camps. The lyrical, brutally honest book recreates her youthful musings -- echoing the most famous of the Holocaust diarists, Anne Frank.

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