Monthly Archives: November 2011

Shirley’s Post–All 60 years of me.

More than once, I have been accused of being an optimist.  I suppose I am.  After all, the alternative isn’t so pleasant and, as those of you who have read my book know, as a child of Holocaust survivors I … Continue reading

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Welcome to Betty’s Post!

Hello–This is Betty’s post.  Betty is the name my mother, Blima, assumed when she came to America.  She is the Betty you know from my book, My Mother’s Shoes, but for me she was simply “Mommy.”  I suppose for those … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Blima Post!

Hello Again!–Welcome to Blima’s blog.  While we are all survivors, perhaps Blima, the young woman who would one day wed my father, give birth to two children, reinvent herself yet again, truly embodied the word “survivor.”  This blog will concern … Continue reading

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Welcome To My New Blog!

Hello Everyone!—As I send these first words into the vast conundrum known as Cyberspace, I admit to feeling a sense of excitement, but also a bit of intimidation.  After all, I don’t really know you, do I?  But my intuition … Continue reading

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Shirley’s Post

This is Shirley’s Post.  I am a member of the second generation, the child of Holocaust survivors.

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Betty’s Post

This is the story of my mother, Betty Russak, and her life in America.

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Blima Post

This is the story of my mother, Blima Weisstuch.

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