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i forgot friedlander was among ah ah ah ah ah . is b at 10 o cliche man she's been yes,
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i don't bother lay eaten side dos. i'm not an unhappy person luigi. i'm grateful railey. i thought it keen. i've had 4 different lives. i a wonderful childhood, i know. and a few beautiful years of adolescence. but too short, good at a cool lose several extremely difficult years. the growth where i went through a lot, peel and iep. hunton, then married jenny e in and then these 10 and ethan is a totally different scene. so poor cookie, ah,
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to day mother 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 more guts. 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 terean's store concentration camp. she survived, her mother, brother,
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father and her entire family were murdered in auschwitz. shortly after the liberation of today's inch dot, and before she left, she married out of 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. should fight cush paul hm. but i never really forgave america. because when i had needed america hobbin, they didn't let me in its mission. i guess s u. v ish no high. the time i came to america, i was free,
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a vice and could est here anyway on hit to be here. it 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 sometime in the new gateway to him 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 route, so bend on for soon. i realised what it meant to me can meth, harper,
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but this ocean death for mitch bitcoin to it. that was the essence of it as vs and dishes. and yosh b one year later it in 2005 year. so the documentary was officially screened here at the jewish film festival or did how be sure. and then i began to write my book an i dash be one year later, the publisher who voice heard about it died over cuz had to, they said they wanted to publish it, but that i should work with a co author. thus far. 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
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readings from it. sometimes several a week. issue for them like mouse glacier dish. my witness in this dimension desperately. i stand in front of the neighbors building them in a moment. i will see my mother. his dad gets getting darker. he shell, the jewish couple is waiting at the little window. i can recognize the silhouettes behind the curtains. i look for my mother's familiar form. we see, but she's not there to. the lady opens the door for me through it. 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? lest you follow me? she left a message for you, but he said i'm for. i am waiting for the woman to hand me something that she just stands there. now i look for a slip of paper in her hand,
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something my mother would have written down for me. is george, i'm supposed to give you a message and done that. then she tells me what my mother can no longer tell me herself. that if i have decided to go to the police said, sabine, i am going with ralph wherever that may be. imminent death try to make your life so deadly been to man the only things she still has from her mother are this amber necklace and a small address book. so i townsend as 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, what say you really doing in new york year? there's so much more you can do in germany, in berlin to bill in kent in
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2009, she decided to leave new york and returned to berlin for good order in i'd often at 88 years old, margaret friedlander has been repatriated and is back for good people today, she officially became a german citizen again. interior minister curtis presented her with the certificate of douglas dig it is said nadra cook sen, curtin. that seems to me, i should probably say a few words after receiving this document as well. and i think words of sanks are expected of artic manuel to dest uncles. that condition, i can't do that, did the i, because you have simply returned what belonged to me in the 1st place. but when what was taken away from me many decades ago,
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da miles back then they left the roots of a young sapling to dry out lawson. if when i haven't come back to germany, come, i've come to my friends on. thank you all that he, she of god dot b. i'm often asked if i miss america. happy. sh. were hope if i don't at all. her ash 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 or point to certain trends say to me. so it feels like he were here the whole time . her. and as for mission,
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i have that same strange feeling. i'm totally here. been to tell here one of her greatest objectives is to tell her story to young people in schools, church communities, and adult education centers. my laser for the book i use for readings, and this is what it looks like. now. here you can see the star in what english down eggs tried 1000. no, i received the ein hard prize for the book in 2009 for best or to biography mr. out to be or co fi. so i was invited to berlin again to do reading st. galard var liaison to gabriel. i noticed how silent these young people were. yona mentioned these high school students killers in don't. and how as soon as i started to speak,
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they wanted to know if zip, sir, 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 that it's for you. so that what we lived through never happens again. they're salvas neevadolla, she in golf, but viet leap turban. but i don't blame any of you. of a ish k bush can assure it. 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 because the fuck me doc. good. here i was speaking to the 3rd or 4th generation who had nothing to do with it. sean danish sent me to to none. the readings have become too exhausting for her. so friedlander has started using of video recording. if her listeners largo in it yet we left the company
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harnish tarza in a truck out of berlin. i've been detour shows the doors closed behind us, fundies, and 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 steam and on our solution, shred it, alice, my name is zeal furnished and my num copa my soul was not in my body in this truck, on its way to, to crazy and start to these inch that was like a large scale study. and experiment experiment i in of one question, ruled our lives with how much can a person take place, inch to say is the inch that was an in between place neither life nor death vaulted tin in lee and death waited for us in the camps in the east hall in the ghetto
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there was hunger filth and cramped conditions. it was every one for themselves. i longed for some humanity, some closeness leo, and it was difficult for me to to allow those things in your day. every one existed in a kind of isolation hooked up to lazy inch. that was a vacuum called a place devoid of air and light, or knew without time sight, wirelessly, clara. after the readings, the young people are curious to know more. it chavez? go shaft. i made it happen, i feel like i can do something for those who didn't make out in his name. gotcha, tom. i have a duty to speak for those who can no longer speak english mesh, question cohen. gary would like to tell you that we won't forget you and that we
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will pass everything we've learned onto the next generation generated from latin dust. keep your craft escape real. that gives me strength. so strengths to do this because you are listening to me. well, because i believed that my words are being heard. well, of course this class cafe does buffy sure 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 going on average for us. because it's for you. then what can i do after all? nothing. i don't have any children 100 kinda. you will have children, families, amelia, be smart. they make a good life feel self thankful to learn things. now don't quote because knowledge really is everything is lillia. he was a lovely name. oh,
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the best i'd ask with it. hm. dimensions. hum. mucous strangers have been good to me for him to mention strangers who had nothing 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. belin, did dar mud at 1st. could turn her. i'll never forget that i was her good. that's how i actually discovered a true humanity mention escaped kim guilt, english ah, and, and i'd like to give some of that back. ah,
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ich bin mil for lation garnish may be, i don't really realize is me. although really i do does is feel i've done a lot of a and o t dunc savoglio. when i look in this folder, i see all the words of sanks in there, nemo. woody dunks are gone to renew in hundreds and hundreds of them aren't ordered . they're not for nothing all knish for unless they are all expressions of gratitude, dunc sagal. yes. have jim if was here some one. right. see sure. we didn't know how bad it was back then of our jewish. you've made me see it all much more clearly. hollis feel best air force air april have written letters like that is in in believe. and that untied
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more but since the interesting thing is how they suddenly really learn what was going on as far let, ah, hostetler holocaust survivor mar godfrey lender is one of 10 berliners. a tour guide is now offering a mug. friedlander tour to cleveland, our own gun on campus. i was excellently for 66 years. berlin was little more than a memory for margaret friedlander. the place denazi's once took her prisoner up who would have known you holocaust, political survivor, martha friedlander was awarded for her 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 both are still active. the day of they
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remind us of the atrocities and criticize anti semitism and racism on classes most . hitler grew hitler or gurgling and pebbles were also honorary citizens. oh too. they did turn in their graves now, even if they had graves of pet i do then and you didn't use who they didn't consider a humanist mention. other con 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 that has 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
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house of representatives. the president of the berlin house of representatives, isle v land shows her how different and varied the portraits are not on the law of nature served with a very different style here and that one of detroit denture is almost realistic. oh, how much mit 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 you look, i don't go wrong though. yes. there's a list of honorary citizens from east germany. this is of sigma indiana, and valerie binkowski, one in social,
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that's her look. berlin artist stephanie found out of it is working on a number of sketches for the official portrait. here is just o cushion it fest, but here the i is a bit more complete than a freshly sketched i. i crush unbelief. and so does. it's not just the undercoat, it's margaret image. hark. when margaret asked me if i would paint her portrait for the house of representatives, house mine, soto went as far as truly said, i was overwhelmed and surprised by because margaret put so much trust in me and her tongue as hang cut. you can't say no to that woman snyder
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come, ah, is it here being mamma, misty irving, 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 steep them. good luck 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 cities. the boy 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 i love my city. if you remember, i mistook. oh, i love owen,
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deep gruesome romanov did soon isaac, near the bed, so fuson dawes, its door. is it no being dear here? the d as in, vio, norming, da, here being 2 years in to you in 2019 friedlander became patron of article one of the german constitution, the glen gazette. ah, 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. herman dignity is one inviolable ah,
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as likely conducted 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 visited and he am 5th actor. a ceremony was held by the german integration foundation to mark the 70th anniversary of the constitution, inborn alongside chancellor america was holocaust survivor mar gottfried lender. he received an award for her out standing integration work miracles into the 97 year old who has been telling the story of her life under the nazi regime and 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 ship to a minute. i did write a speech quickly,
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but firstly, i just like to say thank you. vick leash. that done is for me. it's incredible. now just to experience this desk to ellie, she wrote the book of interviews each tour as her voice. i do it for you together with the anti semitism representative of the state of north wine west failure. 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 tis emit tis moose is here. nish, death ain't anti semitism, is not the only thing mention there against us. people didn't order our sled. no, whether it's dues or foreigners,
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or people with other opinions in her. they're just, it's you, they want everyone to be like them. that's vids easy in the future. so lab cleveland are more deviate, you'll no mention i'd side. so again, as a witness is off 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 andes emitted was that vista is ah daughter. he does his margaret in nature art on fire because i have marcus around me every day in some form and i'm dealing with her so closely knows that i feel
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like i'm always with her and as ish, an antique bait. yep. in as fight yellow vanish medically. it was impossible for her to come here to the studio because of the stair change struck baccha on m. and will i have to add the dis, building, design and stress. and number 75 is a very poignant place against bizarre art. if by because this was her last hiding place to throw her before she was taken to to raise the enchant interest. i come on it as is, i know her goal to push on that. so twist of fate. greenways brings me to tears. benita,
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when i climb these fall floors, or when i entered the stairwell gear, i think of mar got on each step. and if her history think is unlock right. oh. and you're going a shifter her, what she experienced here was the wonderful come play a family. i do for now bang from me and here come clear on that she couldn't remember which floor she lived on in there. jay towels in her one tucked away. she had like she has a postcard. she sent to the come plays from theresienstadt. come clears, also took ears, interest. i could shake tut tinge cassie, i saw it. well, she showed it to me, had on it said, come play a family for zayn and strauser 72nd floor writer stock
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i 20 bar. so she was on the 2nd floor, 2 floors below me, i thrashed or barker one tonia i saw vinny shaggy lana. that's what i looked like for a long time. quotes yes, 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 someone gave it to you who brought you into hiding them with him on top corner when tag hofstadter. when he throws her ash though, and i was so astonished that it wasn't silver. i would only
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a gun. she was a very simple cord. harvard esther look caught the courtyard. i didn't have any money for a chain. no, it was crochet. he he called does so it's so beautiful and after isn't in this photo and on the original desk it looks like silver. dashti. when i saw you in the setting and leap tarver, i could sense exactly how you felt in the all the stuff is do you recognize yourself? oh yes sir. ah . kindness hall. read you just come ah
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saba. i know that i visit max once or twice every summer at a blunder sureness house. he has 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 shoe or a whole one depending on how many people of that cattle matter come. and he brings coffee and cake to the garden top and then we get into the boat for an hour or so often bored. don't that though. i'm even allowed to drive it to sport fun. i love doing that to miss you, marcia. sure. and amanda, 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, but as ego board torn under border in spring 2020. when the corona
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virus pandemic brought public life in germany to a standstill, friedlander had to slow down too. but at $99.00 she was on line to present the ma got friedlander award, which is bestowed on school projects that keep alive the memory of the nazi era terrors it is. it's hadn't done so. 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 schmidt with 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 health. 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
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close to my heart. and for me, this is my number. it is become my mission. if so how it tube for ish? 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 the end on. demetrius finished her guest. 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 sort thing 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. so now i mentioned find this kind
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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 germany or trunk of hip m o n. ah danco, madge. lavish color sky. sometimes think about what i might have done in life is gone. his but i can't imagine it. your porch days, but fear sherpa shy. india is probably a dressmaker. a space. i don't know. if i yet often see,
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i was very young when hitler came to power. as in my car. i saw it just wasn't an option any more. just got shot, girlish mia. we had to grow up too quickly. calling hale cynthia, have vaccine galvan put scheme still until 1938 through kirsten until the christina i we tried to more or less have a life. i mean, i ain't got mouth he leaves and saw him is that it was too short. d, you'll those young years? 18 to 24 is when you meet someone and start dating deadly human kindle employed those years were missing, configured his lap real frivolity, who is k or the m? how should i put it a doctor if i regrets?
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not having that is 5 doctor, there was always some bitterness, mid bitter kite demon. but let's have a look in here. i'll drop all this person's house will dance house folk type, lance wall, where the monument is here. death is where philip levine used to do. his dressmaking feel include me, say, oh, quite true mama. i saw i left school. i didn't do my final year or school leaving exams were comma been writing wanted social shalaka. i went to the fashion design school play. that's where i met philip levine. it's all last year. he was very nice and i was very much in love, goes 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
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is showing. oh, of her. glean closing. baker seems cursor soft. yeah. yeah. they you. she bed the p. f. i agree is tish. there was a huge table where the patterns were cut. p as a guess. is that true leash that would have been my world. that one as 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
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. he presents her as a modern woman who has grown from her difficult past thinking in mercy. these 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, the cliff. the other night it says you could try
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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 friedlander does is not confined to germany. when u. s. secretary of state anthony blinkin and his german counterpart hiker 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 this no christian jewish or muslim blocked that is or ne you when black and t i am and co still this little own was 100 g. s to talk to people in this for you guys. you threaten matron timidly away. say,
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i hope i can keep going for a while longer to sleep. gay life gave me the chance to do this stuff. this mission 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 tight tight so the witnesses of that era,
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a goal no of the new ways of remembering the show her must be found full, especially when racism and anti semitism are emerging once again in society. here in germany, virtual p and boyfriend 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 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 fiance information this building bottom? you cannot flush day long. i don't imagine how much will be left after i pass away up lieberman bly. great people have done things. but what i do
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is very, very little about mind. torn is stockton, we're c, as seo, gavin to lashed, may be the current generation listening to me and schools will talk about it to their children. he, he, and kingdom. at 1st i will be how far it will go. i have no idea kind of because so many people keep saying they don't want to talk about it any more. evelyn galvan but bess question ah
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