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Before the War
The Holocaust
Displaced Persons Camps
Where Can We Go?
The Journey
Welcome to Canada
New Lives
Canadian Immigration Overview
VII. Becoming Canadian
One day I went to a bazaar at the Jewish Community Centre and there I met the love of my life. David is the man I'm still married to after over fifty years. Without him I don't think I could have done anything. He was also a Holocaust survivor. We got married in 1950. It was a community event. There was no one to make the wedding, so I made my own wedding. Someone gave me a wedding gown that I had cut down to fit me. Someone gave me 15 dollars and I bought a veil. Someone else gave me 20 dollars for a pair of shoes. And there was the bride, ready to go.
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Regina's Map
I. Bedzin, Poland
II. The Ghetto
III. Concentration Camps
IV. The End of the War
V. Immigration to Canada
VI. Arrival
VII. Becoming Canadian