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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
In 1959 I married Gloria Lyons and we moved to Saskatoon and had two kids, a son Howard and a daughter Arlaina. I started a children's wear store, which eventually became three stores. I became very involved in the Jewish community. I was president of the Jewish community in Saskatoon and president of B'nai Brith. In 1978 we moved to Vancouver where I worked in the hotel business.
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Robbie's Map
I. Skarszysko, Poland
II. During the Holocaust
III. Rediscovering Freedom
IV. Orphanage
V. Finding a Home
VI. Coming to Canada
VII. Becoming Canadian