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Confronting despair: the Holocaust survivor's struggle with ordinary life and ordinary death.

@article{Krell1997ConfrontingDT,
  title={Confronting despair: the Holocaust survivor's struggle with ordinary life and ordinary death.},
  author={R. Krell},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={1997},
  volume={157 6},
  pages={
          741-4
        }
}
  • R. Krell
  • Published 1997
  • Medicine
  • CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne
  • Ihave a peculiar relationship with death. Although I did not lose anyone close to me until my father died at the age of 82 my life has been filled with death. This is one of the ironies of being a Holocaust survivor. Because my grandparents were murdered I had neither the privilege of sharing their lives nor the experience of their natural deaths. My aunts and uncles, who were all under 30 years of age, were also murdered. By the war’s end there was no one left who was older than my parents. I… CONTINUE READING
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