Lambertus Meyer, an Emigre with a Digital Cluebat, has a post about his parents who survived Nazi occupation of Holland.
...I find it interesting that only now, faced with his own mortality by advancing age and ill health, has he decided that these are stories that need to be told before it is too late. They have revealed many things that I only had had a small inkling of growing up with these two marvelous people. Learning of the these events only serve to make me admire them even more than ever.Lambertus follows with a link to a news article about his parents and their story of heroism and survival. It's a story of a ten year old volunteering to save dutch jews, being captured and sent to a concentration camp, escaping and coming to America.
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