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House of Memory

For Jewish activist Majorie Agosin, women's voices of exile find home


For Chilean-Jewish author and activist Marjorie Agosin, to be a Latin American Jew is to live forever in exile, to be "always from somewhere else." Her 1990 memoir, "A Cross and a Star," tells the story of her mother's family, which escaped the Holocaust only to settle in a remote Chilean town with 50 Nazis and three Jewish families.

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