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Survivor: Hedy Fingerman

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/survivor/article/survivor_hedy_fingerman_20120815

The cattle car doors opened onto the Auschwitz platform and Hedy Markowitz, abruptly separated from her mother and younger brothers, was pushed along a walkway. She was first detained at a building where two Jewish prisoners shaved her head, and was then ushered into another building and ordered to undress. She took off the pink and blue plaid suit that her mother’s friend had sewn for her 16th birthday.

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