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Before the War
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VI. Coming to Canada
I sailed on the SS Aquitania for two weeks. There were about 40 or 50 of us, mostly from orphanages in Paris. I was sick for the first two days, but recovered. On the boat we talked about the future and were full of anticipation. I hoped some rich people would see me and say, "You belong to us and we will educate you." I badly wanted an education, since I had only completed grade seven or eight before the war.
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David's Map
I. Gherla, Transylvania
II. Deportation
III. Auschwitz
IV. Death March
V. Realizing the Loss
VI. Coming to Canada
VII. Becoming Canadian