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Why I Fast

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/personal_voice/article/why_i_fast_20031003

To fast on that Yom Kippur day was an act of defiance. It was to prove to myself that in spite of all the German atrocities, I still controlled at least one aspect of my life. They took away my family, they took away my freedom, but they could not take away the Yom Kippur fast.

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