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Before the War
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Where Can We Go?
The Journey
Welcome to Canada
New Lives
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IV. Life as a Refugee
After a while, I began to spend more time with my gentle father and less with the boys. I lived with the group a bit longer and then decided to stay with my father. He was wise and had all the patience I needed as I tried to pull myself together. We began to make plans for our return to our home in Hungary.

We found my brother there. As a gentile schoolmate told me, "There are more of you returning than we sent away." We had no intention of staying there.
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Bill's Map
I. Satu Mare, Romania
II. Auschwitz & Muhldorf
III. At Liberation
IV. Life as a Refugee
V. Sailing to Canada
VI. Becoming Canadian