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Before the War
The Holocaust
Liberation
Displaced Persons Camps
Where Can We Go?
The Journey
Welcome to Canada
New Lives
Canadian Immigration Overview
IX. A New Life
Auntie Ethel was approached by a non-Jewish woman, Mrs. Thackery, who had heard about the Jewish orphans and wanted to do something to help. Mrs. Thackery taught me English in her living room everyday from 8:30 am to 3 pm. Because of her I completed grade 11 and was admitted to a business college. The community made sure that my tuition was paid. After I graduated and went to work as a stenographer, I moved to Vancouver, with Auntie Ethel's blessing. I found work as an office administrator.
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Celina's Map
I. Childhood in Poland
II. "Things began to change"
III. The Lvov Ghetto
IV. Hiding
V. War's End
VI. Looking for a Home
VII. Voyage and Arrival
VIII. Adjusting
IX. A New Life