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doors. this is my plan, the way from just one week. how much was can really get we still have time to act. i'm going with . oh. i large portrait photographs of holocaust survivors taken by luigi toscano were exhibited in german train stations in summer 2021. i
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forgot friedlander was among ah ah ah ah ah yet can realtyshares man she's been yes i don't bow lane i don't i'm not an unhappy person luigi. i'm grateful railey. ha ha i thought
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keen, i've had 4 different lives. i a wonderful childhood. i know and a few beautiful years of adolescence that to short good at a cool lose several extremely difficult. yes. it was where i went through a lot. peel n e n and then married jenny e n. and then these 10. and ethan is a totally different scene. huh. so poor cookie. ah,
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today, margaret friedlander lives in berlin again. she was born here in 1921 into a jewish family. they were persecuted after the nazis came to power in 1933. her parents were divorced. her mother was not able to flee germany just before she was about to go into hiding with her children. margaret's younger brother ralph was arrested, hoping to help her son. her mother turned herself in to the authorities. ma got went into hiding in berlin. after 13 months, she was caught and deported to the theresa install concentration camp. she survived, her mother, brother, father and her entire family were murdered in outfits. shortly after the liberation
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of today's installed, and before she left, she married od off friedlander. a man she knew from berlin and whose family had also been murdered in auschwitz. they emigrated to america in 1946. ah. he kept him live. amelie cur, michigan showed fight. kush paul hm. but i never really forgave america. because when i had needed america, hobbin, they didn't let me in it's mission. i get s u, v. if i the time i came to america, i was free. i vice and could est here anyway on hit to be here. it
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was my own free. well, i might try athena if i could have come to america with my mother. i might have been very happy being placed ledgebrook ish division ah, in 2003, she returned to berlin for the 1st time in 57 years to participate in a documentary. ah and was so tiny in been getting them on that's some of it had to be shot in berlin . my belief that was what changed my life more meant for ish. the moment i arrived in this city where my roots are all by and on for soon i realised what it meant to me can meth, harper, but this ocean death for mish bitcoin to it. that was the essence of it as vs and
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dishes. and yosh b, one year later it did in 2005 year. so i took the documentary was officially screened here at the jewish film festival. and then how be sure. and then i began to write my book. i'm an i dash be one year later the publisher whole voice heard about it got overt cuz had to they said they wanted to publish it, but that i should work with a co author. the spot that was 2000 and 6 am, did sambo, i met marlin shred, figure that december and worked with her for one year up and yelled me to ago i was in america. and she was in berlin here by in belin. her book, try to make your life was published in 2008 since then she has been doing regular readings from it. sometimes several
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a week. issue for them like mouse glacier, reddish man, witness in this dimension. darcy, i stand in front of the neighbors building them in a moment. i will see my mother, his dad gets getting darker shell. the jewish couple is waiting at the little window. i can recognize the silhouette, but she's not there. the lady opens the door for me to be where is she? i ask out of breath. the woman waits until i'm inside. then she shuts the door. when she left lou see me. at 1st i don't understand. did i get here too late? is she out looking for me? asked you follow me? she left a message for you, but he said, i am waiting for the woman to hand me something that she just stands there. i look for a slip of paper in her hand, something my mother would have written down for me is already i'm supposed to give you a message and done that. then she tells me what my mother can no longer tell me herself
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ish. i have decided to go to the police fate speed. i am going with ralph wherever that may be. imminent death try to make your life so dead leaping to man. the only things she still has from her mother are this amber necklace and a small address book. so i telson, i outs ish to work a few in 2008 sick her when i was still on the plane on my way back to america. i asked myself in new york, say you really doing a new york year? there's so much more you can do in germany, in berlin to bill in kent in 2009, she decided to leave new york and returned to berlin for good order
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him out of lad. 88 years old margaret friedlander has been repatriated and is back for good middle and today she officially became a german citizen again. interior minister curtis presented her with the certificate and i'm gonna dig it as it said that okay. sen, curtin, that them to me, i should probably say a few words after receiving this document. all and i think words of sanks are expected of opted mun, walter de stunk us duff condition. i can't do that dinner because you have simply returned what belonged to me in the 1st place. but when what was taken away from me many decades ago, da, most back then, they left the roots of a young sapling to dry out lawson. if, when i haven't come back to germany, come,
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i've come to my friends on. thank you all he, she of god, i'm often asked if i miss america habersham a whole new. i don't at all. her as been be perverse. failure. i know i was in america so many years, force infidels, confluence message. but i don't really feel like i lived there for 64 years up a point to certain trends say to me, it feels like he were here the whole time. her. and as for mission, i have that same strange feeling. i'm totally here. been to come here. one of her greatest objectives is to
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tell her story to young people in schools, church communities, and adult education centers. my laser for the book i use for readings. so this is what it looks like. now. here you can see the star in what english? they're eggs which tried 1000. no, i received the i'm hard prize for the book in 2009 for best autobiography, mr. out to be your car fi. so i was invited to berlin again to do readings, st. galard, var liaison. so gabe and i noticed how silent these young people were. yona, minge, these is school students, killers, intern, and how, as soon as i started to speak, they wanted to know if zip, what's next of us. what's next? what is this woman's life lean fundraiser for? what did she live through the early and, and they always said certain,
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it's for you. so that what we lived through never happens again. they're salvas, you've, you know, the, she and elf, but fear leap turban. but i don't blame any of you. of a ish key, boyish, kind, assured then because we can't forget that in those years their parents and grandparents were cheering it all on course. of course i knew that you'll be cabinet for me, doc. good. here i was speaking to the 3rd or 4th generation who had nothing to do with it. sean danish submitted to night and the readings have become too exhausting for her. so friedlander has started using a video recording with our listeners largo in it. yet we left the company harnish tarza in a truck out of berlin. i've been detour shows and the doors closed behind us
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for days from that moment on everything passed me by like a nightmare. you immediately forget as soon as you wake up but which still leaves an indelible terror behind on their tot scheme. and on oscillation, shrapner delis, mine is zeal furnished or mine am culpepper. my soul was not in my body in this truck, on its way to, to crazy and start shirt. theresienstadt was like a large scale study and experiment experiment i, in of one question, ruled our lives. we, how much can a person take place? inch to say is the instead was an in between place neither life nor death voted in lee and death waited for us in the camps in the east hall. in the ghetto there was hunger filth and cramped conditions. it was every one for themselves. i longed for some humanity, some closeness leo,
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and it was difficult for me to to allow those things in yet every one existed in a kind of isolation hooked up to the inch. that was a vacuum called a place devoid of air and light, or new without time sight wirelessly stickler. after the readings, the young people are curious to know more. is chavez shaft? i made it happy. i feel like i can do something for those who didn't make out here the snake. gotcha, tom. i have a duty to speak for those who can no longer speak english mesh gratian cohen. gary would like to tell you that we won't forget you. and that we will pass everything we've learned onto the next generation. catherine lighting does keep your craft escape real. that gives me strength. so strengths to do this because you
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are listening to me. well, because i believed that my words are being heard. well, of course this class cafe as by fish or what i'm telling you might not get through to all of you. but if i can reach 2 or 3 or 4 of you, i've achieved something. cannot be faster, right? because it's for you. then what can i do after all? nothing. i don't have any children, hunger kinda. you will have children, families are near year, be smart. they make a good life for yourself, single to learn things. now don't quote, because knowledge really is everything is lillia. he was a lovely name. oh, the best i'd ask with it. hm. dimensions. hum, mucus. strangers have been good to me for him to mention strangers who had nothing
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to do with me in my life and lead me to tune arden. when duff agnes had guess hm. i'll never forget that year and 3 months and more now i spent getting to know people in berlin, kin who had done something extraordinary. berlin did darma at 1st turn her. i'll never forget that. oh said good. that's how i actually discovered for true humanity. english kate kim gallant english. ah and, and i'd like to give some of that back. ah,
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ich bin mil for lation garnish. maybe i don't really realize is me, although really i do does is feel i've done a lot of filling the ot, dunc savoglio. when i look in this folder, i see all the words of sanks in their nemo body. dunks are gone to renew in hundreds and hundreds of them aren't ordered. they're not for nothing or nish, for unless they are all expressions of gratitude. young sagal. yes. have jim if was here some one. right. see sure. we didn't know how bad it was back then of our dish. you've made me see it all, much more clearly, hollis feel best. air force, air people have written letters like that is in, in believe had that anti it more that seem to the interesting thing is how they suddenly really learn what was going on
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as far lead ah holocaust. you believe them? holocaust survivor mar godfrey lender is one of 10 berliners. a tour guide is now offering a mug. friedlander tour at cleveland, the old gun on excellent. actually for 66 years. berlin was little more than a memory for margaret friedlander. the place denazi's once took her prisoners up who would have more holocaust medical survivor, martha friedlander was awarded for her out standing dedication in germany with awarded honorary citizenship, the highest accolade of the state of berlin. both were persecuted by the nazi regime and hidden by berliners for years and for both are still active. the day of they remind us of the atrocities and criticize anti semitism and racism on classes most. hitler grew hitler gurgling and pebbles were also
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honorary citizens. oh, do they did turn in their graves now even if they had graves or pet? i do then and you didn't use who they didn't consider a humanist mention, an icon who they wanted to kill you and almost managed to on to say in an fuss. good no to day, a jewish woman who to even have become honorary citizens sockets fight when with her honorary citizenship. friedlander is now among the great names in berlin's history. her portrait will now hang in the gallery of eminent figures in berlin's house of representatives. the president of the berlin house of representatives, isle. v land shows her how different and varied the portraits are
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done. some of the law of nature served with a very different style here and that one of detroit denture is almost realistic. oh, home at schmidt with his ever present cigarettes and the snuff tobacco, he always used r. o n g a look at that style. ah, ah, the astronauts. listen to go vandy. go run this though. yes, there's a list of honorary citizens from east germany. this is of sigma indiana, and valerie binkowski in social, that's her look. berlin artist stephanie found out of it is working on a number of sketches for the official portrait. here is as oh gosh,
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will it fest. but here the i is to be more complete than a freshly sketched i, i crush unbelief. oh god. so does, is that just the undercoat? it's margaret in the track. when margaret asked me if i would paint her portrait for the house of representatives, house mine, soto went his father. truly. i was overwhelmed and surprised because my good put so much trust in me. and her tongue is hang cat. you can't say no to that woman. his name doesn't come ah, is it here being mamma, misty irving,
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papa. when is b. o, as in fear here. deborah, my stephane begging princess in cobbling zuni to go on vaughan. v o 2 here. full sleep. them over. thank uses friedlander, thank you for deciding to live among us again with your work for democratic values, your contribution towards keeping memories alive, and you'll work with children and young people. you have done a lot of good for our city. dubois, honorary citizenship is the highest accolade we can award here in berlin. that's why i'm very happy about something you said recently in conversation with school students. when you visited us in the house. i am a true billina and you know, i love my city. even my mistook. oh, i love, i'm deep a gruesome romanov did soon. isaac, near the bed, so fuson dawes, its door. is it no being dear here?
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the d as in, vio norming, da, here being 2 years into you in 2019 friedlander became patron of article one of the german constitution. the glenn gazette. oh, every one has the right to express their opinion. whether it's gender, mation or background, who faith? no one should be deprived. our favorite human dignity is inviolable. human dignity is one inviolable ah, as likely conducting down. so i'm very happy that you might friedlander some one who reminds us why the constitution came to be, are accepting this talus man to day in the spirit of diversity and difference he
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visited. and he and impressed actor a ceremony was held by the german integration foundation to mark the 70th anniversary of the constitution. nimbleness alongside chancellor miracle was holocaust survivor mar gottfried lender. she received an award for her out standing integration work miracle them to the 97 year old who has been telling the story of her life under the nazi regime in schools for years. she also became patron of article one of the constitution. human dignity is inviolable. herded as mentioned is on and tougher. she been that to alicia and i'm very touched. of course louis, i don't really know what to say. bessy satin. so chapter man of i did write a speech between that 1st away. i just like to say thank you very leash. been done is for me it's incredible. just to
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experience less desk to ellie. she wrote the book of interviews, each 2 s her voice. i do it for you. together with the anti semitism representative of the state of north wine westphalia. it's been a loy toys ush not and burger. it's also meant as a warning to people to learn the lessons of history. and kizzy mid tis moose is here. nish, death ain't anti semitism, is not the only thing mention there against us peep holden's in order our sled. know whether it's deuce or foreigners can or people with other opinions in her. they're just, it's you, they want everyone to be like them,
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that's videos in the future. so lambert, cleveland are more deviate, you'll no mention i'd side. so again, as a witness evolve as a person with a mission, as margot to freed lender motivates young people, that she puts her heart into it. she's very authentic us earn z. and i think all of that makes her a great supporter of prevention, which is the most important thing when it comes to dealing with and addressing antisemitism in gettng antisemitic was that vista is ah daughter he does is margaret in nature art on fire because i have marcus, around me every day in some form here, and i'm dealing with her as whole closely knows that i feel like i'm always with her. and as ish, an antique bait you have been as fight yellow vanish medically. it was impossible
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for her to come here to the studio because of the stair change struck baccha aunt em and will i have to add the dis, building, design and stress, and number 75 is a very poignant place against cassandra art, if by because this was her last hiding place to fuel before she was taken to, to raise the enchanting to come on earth as is i know to go to push on that. so twist of fate. greenways brings me to tears benefit when i climb these fool floors, or when i entered the stairwell gear, i think of mar,
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got on each step and of her history. think is it unlock that? oh, and you're going a shifter her what she experienced here was the wonderful come play a family. i dare horner bang from me and here come clear on that she couldn't remember which floor she lived on in the jay towels here. her one tucked away. so you had to, but she has a postcard. she sent to the complex from theresienstadt. come cleared off, tuckers and stuck shake tut tinge kazi. i saw it. well, she showed it to me, had one it said turn, come, play a family for zion, and strauser 72nd floor writer stock. 020 bar. so she was on the 2nd floor, 2 floors below me. i trashed oak barker,
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gwen tonia asked sophia shaggy ladner. that's what i looked like for a long time close, shall. there i am with my cross. yes. that was when i was in hiding under coincide. look how beautiful my hair was. yeah, red dana, your hair is still beautiful. it's hard to day. i asked you where you got this cross and you said some one gave it to you who brought you into hiding them with him. it won't. i won't when tag huffstutter. when he throws her ash though, and i was so astonished that it wasn't silver. i would only a gun. she was a very simple cord, harder esther look caught the courtyard. i didn't have any money for
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a chain. i don't what it was. it was crochet. yeah. he called does so it's so beautiful and after isn't in this photo and on the original as it looks like silver . so dar issue when i saw you in the setting and the tarver, i could sense exactly how you felt in the all the stuff is do you recognize yourself? oh yes sir. ah ah. kindness who you just come? ah saba. i know that i visit max once or twice every summer. death and ponder sureness house. he has
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a beautiful house right on the water, and more toward cleanliness and a little motor boat, aunt duck boy, i usually bring something with me mit half a chicken shrewd or a whole one depending on how many people of that cattle matter come. and he brings coffee and cake to the garden, and then we get into the boat for an hour or so often board on that though, i'm even allowed to drive it to sport fun. i love doing that to miss you, marcia sher and armando, we go as far as potsdam, under the bridges, and on to lake van z, a, where we look at the sailing boat and other boats of buttons, eons, children as ego board, torn under border in spring 2020, when the corona virus pandemic brought public life in germany to a standstill. friedlander had to slow down too. but at 99 she was on line to
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present. the ma got friedlander award, which is bestowed on school projects that keep alive the memory of the nazi era. terrors as it is. it's addon guns, chancellor. so we're all sitting in very different constellations in front of our screens in so many places. and some of you are together, some of you are alone. i'm just happy. it's working out in my name is peter landman . my name is ron schuman. lewis, the support of survivors and volunteers. the association presents readings, stories, and contemporary witness statements to the public nog. why did you have to get on the train? shante girl? no. michelle, not my. i'd like to thank you again, shin to school. i think it's great that you're doing this my effort. it's very close to my heart. hadn't, for me, it was my number. it is become my mission. if so, how it all 4 ish?
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no, not today. at 99, i'm very eager for you to continue the work theater. got there so that it won't be forgotten by dead on. demetrius finished her guests. ah, i think we can take off our masks one year later. she can start working again, this time outgoing chancellor angle america will give the speech in honor of the prize winners. he told us, was he what sorts and you do this because you believe that is to stream be important to motivate young people, to turn their backs on exclusion, violation racism, anti semitism, and all forms of hostility to those other groups ultimate. so now i mentioned find this kind of in you have ongoing marked in this work, gives special significance to the award named after margaret friedlander. and i'm delighted to see the interest this award is attracting among young people all over
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germany or trends of hip m. i stank of much lavish color sky, sometimes think about what i might have done in life is gone, is that i can't imagine it. your porch is fast. fear. sherpa shy. india is probably a dressmaker, a space. i don't know if i yet or shouldn't z. i was very young when hitler came to power in my car. i saw it just wasn't an option any more. just got short,
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girlish mia. we had to grow up too quickly. colleen? hell said pierre. have vaccine govern put scheme? still until 1938 through kirsten. until the christina i, we tried to more or less have a life. i mean, i only got love he leaves and saw him is that it was too short. the you those young years, 18 to 24 is when you meet someone and start dating debbie, your money kindle employ those years were missing, configured is not real, frivolity wound is kind or the em. how should i put it? a doctor if i regret not having that is 5 dollar was always some bitterness. mid bit. okay, too much. but let's have
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a look in here. i'll drop off all the person's house. will that house foot tie plants boil where the monument is here? death is where philip levine used to do his dressmaking. philip levine, say, oh, quite true, michaela i saw i left school. i didn't do my final year or school leaving exams or been writing wanted social shalaka. i went to the fashioned design school hipley. that's where i met philip levine. it's all last year. he was very nice and i was very much in love go off shiny. i think that was the 1st and only time, at least it was the 1st time i got drunk and the top one is showing. oh,
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of her. glean closing. baker seems cursor soft. yeah. yeah. they you? she paid to dp f. i agree, tish, there was a huge table where the patterns were cut. p as at best, is that true leash? that would have been my world. that one? the other? yeah. ah . photographer mathias ziegler to portraits are free lender for a photo book for her 100 birthday at locations that played an important role in her life. like here at house, folk type lots where her parents shop with . he presents her as
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a modern woman who has grown from her difficult past thinking emerg dees have brought to my knowledge. i always think my mother's words shake to me, but i only processed them in later years. when i was here vis creech as night, it says you could try to make your life. now i'm making a life and the i'm doing something in my life and your belief awareness of what
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friedlander does is not confined to germany. when u. s. secretary of state anthony blinkin and his german counterpart hika mos arranged a joint conference to commemorate the holocaust. once again it was friedlander who was there to remind people of the equality of all human beings. i tell them that there is no christian jewish or muslim blocked. that is all ne, you and black and t i am and co still this little own was under g. s to talk to people it is for you guys. you threaten my friend timidly away. say, i hope i can keep going for a while longer to sleep. gay life gave me the chance to do this stuff. this mission
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is in ms. shorn that i don't just live my own life, but that i speak for those who can't speak for themselves. good ah ah ah ah, the child there tightly, the witnesses of that era, a gall no of the new ways of remembering the show her must be found full, especially when racism and anti semitism are emerging once again. and society here
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in germany, vege up here in deutschland of, oh, your current and his own as far as politicians as society. we can and we should all work to look back to reflect of it, to remember. and to think about the future. we have a hum, huge responsibility to do our best here when we follow this call to your memory, and i very much hope, mrs. friedlander, that we will be worthy of your legacy. does fields information this building bottom. you kind of flushed along. i don't imagine how much will be left after i passed away up live life. great people have done things. but what i do is very, very little about my new torn s dot were c,
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