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tpixie
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140,000 Chinese men formed the French & British Chinese Labor Corps during WWI. The British headquarters were in Noyelles-Sur-Mer, France because it was by a railroad line as well as near a forest, which was an important source of timber. During & after the war, these men repaired railway lines, tanks, cleaned up battlefields, dead bodies, and the rubble from devastated towns. #NeverForget #LitsyBookClub

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Deblovestoread
The Postcard | Anne Berest
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The first 45% of this book was read a few chapters a day but yesterday I couldn‘t put it down. Whether it‘s due to the power of the book or a change in my slumpy status remains to be seen. But the book is powerful. It fleshed out some of France‘s history for me and gave me more understanding of what it means to be Jewish not just the history of the holocaust. On page 462 it talks about how “1925 and 1950 weren‘t so very far apart” and how ⬇️

Deblovestoread ⬆️ “1950 and 1985 weren‘t so very far apart”. Today feels not that very far apart from the beginning of that history. It is unfathomable to me. #Neverforget 4mo
squirrelbrain That part about the years not being so far apart was really powerful. 4mo
BarbaraBB So true. What an insightful review. #NeverForget 4mo
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tpixie That was another poignant message in this book. 4mo
AllDebooks Wonderful review. I hope to start this weekend 4mo
jlhammar It really is powerful. I am currently listening to When Paris Went Dark (nonfiction-history) and it is turning out to be a good companion read. 4mo
Deblovestoread @jlhammar thanks for the recommendation 💜 4mo
tpixie @jlhammar ooo thanks 😊 4mo
Aimeesue Unfortunately, all too true. A lot of this book resonates today. 4mo
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KAO
Tattooist of Auschwitz | Heather Morris
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This was on my TBR list for years, and I finally read it this week. I have mixed feelings about it, but the fact that it‘s based on a true story is absolutely remarkable. As a high school German teacher, I used to have an annual Holocaust reading project, during which students chose a book (fiction or nonfiction books in English) based on events of the Holocaust. At the end of the project we had book club style discussions in small groups…

KAO This title was added to the list of recommended books for that project, mostly because a few students discovered it and found it very moving. #neverforget (edited) 5mo
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Cinfhen
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There‘s more I want to share but firstly EVERY person that has reached out to me, to see how I am, to offer support for the pain that was inflicted, to say I pray for your safety and for ALL that are affected- THANK YOU wholeheartedly. Your compassion doesn‘t mean you stand for one side or another side- you are showing up for humanity. And sadly, to those who I thought were my friends, your silence is deafening.

Magpiegem Sending love and strength at this absolutely heartbreaking time ❤️ 9mo
jenniferw88 Sending my 💓 too! 9mo
julesG Sending you virtual hugs! You are in my thoughts. 9mo
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Cupcake12 Thinking of you and all those affected ❤️ 9mo
youneverarrived Thank you for posting this. There are no words. Thinking of you and everyone affected. 9mo
CarolynM Thinking of you and sending love❤️ 9mo
Anna40 Sending love. How are your friends and family in Israel? How are you holding up? 9mo
Cinfhen Thank you all for taking the time to read my post and offer your words of comfort @Anna40 @CarolynM @youneverarrived @Cupcake12 @julesG @jenniferw88 @Magpiegem As the days pass, and we begin to hear directly from the survivors and their families it‘s really hard to process the world we live in. In 2 days I‘ve attended 2 funerals - for young men, 26 &21. Seeing their friends & families completely gutted, listening to their wails - it‘s a lot. 9mo
Anna40 I‘m so very sorry. My heartfelt condolences. 💕 9mo
Anna40 Please know even if this means nothing now that Israel and the Jewish people are not alone. In the German Bundestag yesterday every politician, even the right wing AFD, condemned the attack for what it is and demanded to freeze any payments to Palestinians which unfortunately go not as they say to schools and hospitals but weapons. Someone left flowers at our local synagogue and the solidarity with Israel event yesterday was packed. 9mo
rockpools Sending so much love to you and yours, Cindy. Thank you for keeping checking in, even with everything. Hugs. 9mo
Cinfhen @Anna40 yes, it does help knowing how much the world is supporting and waking up to the realities- and we are feeling less isolated. It‘s sad that it took an event of such horrific proportions but moving forward we need to remember and do better for our future generations. As always, thank you for reaching out♥️ 9mo
Cinfhen Rachel, I‘m trying so hard to not come across as preaching or being judgmental - I‘m honestly just wanting to share my experiences, as a Jewish wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend currently living in Israel. @rockpools 9mo
Jess Cindy, your post is spot on. The politics are difficult, sure. But I stand for and have compassion for anyone going through this unspeakable tragedy. My heart breaks with every new account that is reported. I‘m so sorry that you have attended two funerals this week. Many hugs. 9mo
Librarybelle Thank you so much for sharing this. I fully admit my knowledge is very thin when it comes to the history of Israel, Palestine, and Gaza. Do you have any books that you recommend to learn a bit more? For me, knowledge is power, and I would really like to learn more. I continue to think of you, your family, and your friends. ❤️ 9mo
Bookwormjillk Cindy thanks for the update. I listened to a good podcast yesterday that basically said it‘s not a political stance to be against terror/weaponized rape/war crimes. It‘s astounding that these things are still happening in this world. My thoughts are with you. I appreciate your updates, and I am so sorry for everything that has happened. 9mo
rockpools @Cinfhen I get that, and that is what‘s coming across. It‘s heartbreaking, horrific and so much more. 9mo
JessClark78 I‘m so sorry for your losses. 💔💔❤️ 9mo
Anna40 I didn‘t know you‘re in Israel. Stay safe 9mo
Megabooks Cindy, I think about and pray for you (and all Israelis) each day!! It is incredibly hard watching so many suffer over there! How are your children? I hate that you have to worry about them as well. God be with you every hour of every day. Any more news from Z‘s old unit? The Psalm you posted on Insta was also the one my mom used for strength when she was battling polio as a kid. May it provide that much strength for you, too. All my love!! 💙🇮🇱 9mo
JenReadsAlot I cannot even imagine the reality of it... the news I have watched is just devastating. Continuing to keep you in my thoughts. 9mo
PathfinderNicole Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers 💙 9mo
MallenNC The first thing I do when I log on here is check your feed. This is all so awful but I hope you keep sharing what you feel comfortable in telling us, if that continues to be something that helps you process. Sending love to you. I am glad you feel supported here on Litsy 9mo
CoffeeAndABook I continue to pray, read as much as I can stomach and talk to people about what‘s happening. I sometimes have to make myself stop agonizing over the fates of the abducted, it‘s just too horrific, it makes me physically ill. I stand with you every bit of the way!! My mom is also sending me palms to help find words of anguished prayer 😔💔✡️ 9mo
IndoorDame I‘m glad to see that you‘re safe. You‘re in my thoughts in all this 💙 9mo
JamieArc 💙🤍💙 9mo
jlhammar You've been in my thoughts, Cindy, and I so appreciate all you've been sharing. 9mo
Simona I‘m so sorry for everything you have been through this week … and yes, silence is painful, and a kind word is not a political stance. 9mo
sarahbarnes 💔💔💔 9mo
Cinfhen @Simona I honestly thought about you today - I thought about Bosnia and Herzegovina and how ignorant I was to the long-held siege. I pray the situation here does not escalate like the terrible Bosnian War. Wars and conflicts never help the innocent people. Thank you friend for keeping me in your thoughts 🩷 (edited) 9mo
CoffeeAndABook Cindy, still thinking and praying for you, for everyone who‘s lost a loved one, is fearing for a loved one, is in captivity. I‘m still devastated. Thinking of the hostages and what they‘re going through at this very moment is making me physically ill. I wish I could do more than send you my thoughts. My mom has also been sending me psalms to put words to anguished prayers 😔💔✡️ 9mo
Ruthiella The situation is heartbreaking. 💔 I am so sorry for you and everyone affected by this awful event. The world feels like it is on fire sometimes with all the hate and violence. 9mo
Cinfhen I‘m truly touched by this outpouring of concern 💜 it‘s really difficult to describe what it feels like to be so near to the violence but far enough away to have a (false) sense of security. We can hear fighter jets, we can feel vibrations from the incoming missiles either being intercepted by the Iron Dome or unfortunately the boom when it lands. Supermarkets are empty, we are being told to prepare bottled water and canned food. 👇🏼 9mo
Cinfhen My parents grew up in America, so they don‘t know what it‘s like to live through a war being fought on home-ground. My youngest son, is nearly 22 - he shouldn‘t have to be attending funerals of his friends, worrying about what his world will look in 3 months/ 6 months. Since Saturday his already lost 7 friends, one friend is missing ( either assumed dead or taken hostage) and several friends are wounded, including one who lost an arm. 👇🏼 9mo
Bklover Cindy, watching the news this morning I was thinking about your son. Still having access to everything happening with his old unit must be excruciating for him. Still here thinking and praying for you all 💔 9mo
Bklover Oh, I didn‘t see your post about him above! I‘m so so sorry. 💔 9mo
Cinfhen He‘s only 21. The youth of our country pay a heavy price. Military service is mandatory for boys and girls post high school. So when people say well it was a solider not a civilian who was killed or taken hostage , yes, technically it‘s true but the soldiers are our sons and daughters - they run to danger as an obligation to defend their country and its people. Heroic boys & girls @Jess @Librarybelle @Bookwormjillk @JessClark78 @JenReadsAlot 👆🏽 9mo
Cinfhen @PathfinderNicole @MallenNC @CoffeeAndABook @IndoorDame @JamieArc @sarahbarnes @Ruthiella @Bklover 👆🏽👆🏽👆🏽 see all my comments above xx I think I‘m emotionally drained and Litsy truly has become a safe space for me🫶🏼🫶🏼🫶🏼🫶🏼🫶🏼 (edited) 9mo
mrp27 Keep posting, keep spreading the word. Keep sharing your stories and your friends stories. Stay strong. Blessings to your son who has to witness such tragedy. 9mo
MaureenMc I‘m grateful Litsy can be a safe space for you. ❤️ Continuing prayers 9mo
TheBookgeekFrau Thinking of you and thankful to be part of this community that gives you a safe place to turn to ❤️🙏🏼 9mo
DGRachel You are right. The silence is deafening and I would like to apologize for my delayed response. I‘m glad you are currently safe and I hope that you continue to be so. 9mo
Cinfhen PLEASE @DGRachel don‘t apologize at all! I wasn‘t trying to make anyone uncomfortable- I think people feel like im not going to bother them, or what good will my heart emoji do ? but the truth is EVERY act of kindness feels SO HUGE right now - and knowing that an entire community stands with you , gives you strength like no other @TheBookgeekFrau @MaureenMc @mrp27 9mo
Cinfhen @Librarybelle I have a book that really helped educate me, but it‘s definitely told from the Israel perspective so I can‘t promise it‘s not a little more sympathetic to the Israeli “side” - but in terms of breaking down history and giving the facts it‘s very clear and accessible. The author is also on IG sharing AMAZING content Noa Tishby (edited) 9mo
Librarybelle Thank you, Cindy! ❤️ 9mo
Deblovestoread Thank you taking the time to post. I‘m still holding you, your loved ones and Israel close. It‘s such a small thing when what you are experiencing is so horrific. 9mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Continued love and prayers to you, your family, and your friends. 🫂💔 and all Israeli people 🇮🇱 please continue to update us. I look for your posts every morning. 9mo
TheBookHippie I logged on to check in on you. Holding you all in my heart. 💙 9mo
Simona That is my hope and pray too … It‘s so easy to be ignorant when the war is in the country for which majority of the people can‘t find it on the map, it‘s sad to see, when after few months, war becomes old news in the news cycle, when the gas price is more important than grieving mothers, raped girls and killed boys/men, it‘s so, so easy to forget that behind every brutal act - a human life remains damaged forever … 9mo
Simona … and that's why it's important to stay vocal. ♥️🙏 9mo
dabbe Thinking and praying about you and all who are affected. 🧡💜🧡 9mo
Gissy Maybe it is hard for others to accept or believe what a person is capable to do, to harm others. But the reality, what we are seeing, is so hard, so terrible, so real😢, I can‘t imagine how you and others who have family there are feeling, there are no words😔💔We are here suffering with those images. This is a difficult time, stay with those who really are supporting you. Receive a big hug and strength in this difficult time💓 9mo
LeahBergen Please keep posting and take good care of yourself, my friend. I‘m thinking of you all day and sending love. ❤️ 9mo
Cinfhen If only more people in this world could be as compassionate as my beautiful tribe of Littens @Gissy @dabbe @TheBookHippie @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Deblovestoread I‘ve been on here for 7 years and never have I‘ve felt more proud to be a #booknerd 🤓and yessssss to everything you wrote @Simona people quickly move on and that‘s why Jews always say #NeverForget #NeverAgain when it comes to the Holocaust 😭 9mo
Cinfhen I‘m feeling ya @LeahBergen xxx 9mo
quietlycuriouskate Your son is younger than my daughter. I'd be going out of my mind with anxiety if she were in his shoes. I feel for you both. ❤️ 9mo
dabbe @Cinfhen You spreading the word, voicing the truth as only you can tell it and being a primary source (term used in history classes) for all of us is so profoundly moving and why good must prevail over evil: “In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. I simply can‘t build up my hopes on a foundation consisting of confusion, misery, and death ... ⬇️ 9mo
dabbe “I see the world gradually being turned into a wilderness, I hear the ever approaching thunder, which will destroy us too, I can feel the sufferings of millions and yet, if I look up into the heavens, I think that it will all come right, that this cruelty too will end, and that peace and tranquility will return again“ (A. Frank, as you well know). ❤️💔💔❤️‍🩹 9mo
Oryx Sending love to you and your family ❤️❤️❤️ 9mo
Cinfhen @dabbe it‘s hard to believe but it was only two weeks ago that I read a memoir written by Anne Frank‘s childhood friend. I was literally sobbing throughout this book, thinking about the depravity and lack of compassion these families had to endure & the ultimate & unimaginable suffering they endured. And now HERE WE ARE. Even with a modern State of Israel, Jews are being dragged out of their homes, tortured in the most horrific ways and 9mo
Cinfhen Honestly @BookwormM I never notice likes but always enjoy and appreciate the more personal interactions. But im touched to know you‘ve been following my situation and holding me in your thoughts. 💙 it‘s true I also feel weird liking such sad or difficult posts - it seems callous in a way even though it‘s clearly not!!! (edited) 9mo
Cinfhen @quietlycuriouskate I‘ve mentioned in other posts but you might have missed - luckily I‘ve been blessed as my son was medically discharged last July 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼At the time he was so distraught about having to leave his unit and end his service time. Now in hindsight it was a blessing in disguise 😇 but the bond of brotherhood amongst these boys is timeless and therefore he‘s remained on their group chats. So on Saturday, some boys 9mo
Cinfhen from his unit were actually on guard duty for Kibbutz Be‘eri. Unfortunately they were completely ambushed and my son was literally learning in real time what was occurring. He kept reading us frantic messages he was seeing but we didn‘t really grasp that this was occurring in dozens of towns around the border. It was very traumatizing 💔 9mo
Cinfhen @Oryx and it‘s felt and appreciated- thank you!!!!! 9mo
marleed Every hour. Every day. I think of you. 9mo
dabbe @Cinfhen 🧡🖤🧡 9mo
RebelReader My sister and I talk almost every day and we talk about what‘s going on over there everyday. We feel saddened that these atrocities keep happening in the world. Why??? I look for your posts everyday so I can see you are still safe. I‘m glad your son is safe too, but it has to be hard also not to be with his unit as well. You continue to be in my prayers. 9mo
TheLudicReader It‘s a travesty what is happening. 💔 9mo
Christine Thank you for continuing to post and share. Sending love and light your way. ❤️ 9mo
sblbooks Thank you for keeping us all updated. My condolences for the loss of your friends. ❤🙏 9mo
BarbaraBB You‘re in my thoughts throughout the day. I can‘t imagine what you are going through. My heart breaks for Z too. And for the parents of these young soldiers. And for all the deceased and their loved ones. It‘s so much. And inhuman. Please keep us posted and stay safe 🩷 9mo
LaraReads I have not checked in on Litsy in a week or as much as I have wanted to recently due to a very hard family situation, but I am sending you love & light and hoping a new dawn brings a small amount of peace your way. Thank you for speaking your heart and letting all of us on here know what is happening with you. 9mo
kspenmoll Thank you so much for staying in touch on Litsy, so that we know you are safe. I think of you so much, your family. and friends as I see images on the heartbreaking daily news. @dabbe quote from Anne Frank is so beautiful and so full of hope in the midst of incredible harrowing tragedy. Cindy, sending you love prayers Light anything I can. I have also shared your story and some of your posts with my husband and friends that are not on Litsy. (edited) 9mo
Chelsea.Poole I, too, have shared your personal stories with my friends and family. Thank you for sharing with us. Thinking of you with the ongoing atrocities. 9mo
britt_brooke Please keep sharing, my friend. Sending love and hugs. 9mo
dabbe @kspenmoll So have I! I think spreading the word and truth is one way to fulfill the hope expressed by Anne all those years ago. ❤️ Keep spreading the word, @Cinfen. 💜💜💜 9mo
TheBookHippie @Cinfhen I read that book too and in my town before we left I once again visited Tova one of the youngest Holocaust survivors she cannot sleep … 9mo
Megabooks I‘m up in the night (as you know I am want to do) and I wait each day for an update praying feverishly for your situation. I know it is hard for us to understand what you‘re going through, but I am so happy you are finding empathy and support here. Like @BarbaraBB expressed, you (and M, E, Z, and A too) are never far from my mind! 9mo
Cinfhen @LaraReads I‘m so sorry you are facing your own personal difficulties. I pray you will find peace and comfort too. I appreciate your taking time to check in 🩵 I realize we all are facing hardships - how special that we can all come together and say - I have you in my thoughts - this is what the world should be @Megabooks @dabbe @britt_brooke @Chelsea.Poole @kspenmoll @BarbaraBB @sblbooks @christine 9mo
Cinfhen Please see above and know how much your thoughts mean to me and my family - I‘m letting them know how much this community cares @marleed @RebelReader @TheLudicReader 💜🕊️ 9mo
Cinfhen @TheBookHippie WOW! I can‘t believe you know Tova. How I ache for her heartbreak to see what is happening. I will 💯 listen to her book, once my headspace allows for it. Hope you‘re finding peace and an escape from all the maddening, Christine 9mo
Centique Thank you for taking the time to teach us here as well as reach out with the news from the front line. I am gutted for your son to have lost friends and for all those families 😢 Know that you are in my prayers and always will be 💕 9mo
Caroline2 My heart is with you and your family. Thank you for taking the time to explain things like this, I find it really helpful to understand. My heart is broken for everyone in Israel right now, it is horrific what you are all going through. 9mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage My heart is with you and your family, Cindy. Always. 💙🤍💙🤍 9mo
TheBookHippie @Cinfhen Tova is a fun story I‘ll share it sometime. She is travelling around talking to colleges sharing her truth which she will not stop doing unless she truly cannot. She‘s 85 now. 9mo
Suet624 Much love to you and yours... 9mo
Cortg I‘m so sorry this is happening. I check on your posts regularly and I‘m praying for your safety, your family‘s safety and your friends safety and strength. ❤️ 9mo
CSeydel I am glad you are safe. I‘m so frustrated trying to explain the long history of this situation to my college-age daughter who is picking up a lot of garbage from social media. I hope you don‘t mind I sent her a screenshot of your statement because it‘s so clear and well written. 9mo
Cinfhen PLEASE share @CSeydel I am SO sick and saddened over the hatred and garbage that is being fed to our college age kids. SO MUCH MISINFORMATION!!!! And LIES!!!!! It‘s truly terrifying what they believe 😭😭😭😭 9mo
Cinfhen Thanks my dear friends, my heart is full of appreciation @Centique @Caroline2 @BarbaraTheBibliophage @Suet624 @Cortg and every message you post gives me strength and hope 🙏🏼 9mo
CSeydel Me too 😢 9mo
dariazeoli Still thinking of you, Cindy, & hoping you stay safe. Social media is really difficult to disseminate this week and it‘s hard to get up to speed on something you‘re so uneducated on when there‘s so much noise out there. I‘ll strive to educate myself better while I hold compassion for everyone Hamas is victimizing for their hateful ideology and mission statement. Misinformation and lies are what keep this evil alive. It‘s up to is to keep it at bay 9mo
CBee Cindy, I decided I needed to educate myself and am currently listening to this on audio: 9mo
CBee It‘s really good so far, plenty of history but also interspersed with her family‘s history and a bit about her own life. I know she‘s been constantly updating on IG as well and I followed her there. Still sending you all so much love ❤️ @Cinfhen 9mo
Cinfhen You are SO RIGHT @dariazeoli lies and misinformation are another enemy the world needs to fight. I get it. It‘s so hard to dismantle it all and it‘s hard not to think about the innocent people who live under Hamas rule, who have been indoctrinated with so much hate and lies. (edited) 9mo
Cinfhen @CBee I found Noa‘s book REALLY helpful & insightful. And she‘s been outstanding on IG & other social media platforms providing context & content. THANK YOU for WANTING to know more and learn more. Education is a powerful weapon! 9mo
CBee @Cinfhen ❤️❤️ 9mo
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Cinfhen
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Thanks for the tag @jenniferw88
#Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView

1. I rarely re-read books except for this NF which I try to read yearly #NeverForget #WeRemember Night by Elie Wiesel 💔
2. Fiction, Mothers, Daughters, Illness, Reflections, ( I‘m beginning to think this book is going to be a bail - TW: cancer )

Feel like playing @Allylu @Chelsea.Poole @Ruthiella

TheSpineView #2 Bummer! Thanks for playing 2y
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WJCintron
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Readergrrl One of my favorite series and I agree with the sentiments! 2y
Gissy Beautiful! 🙌 2y
WJCintron @Gissy Cheers my friend! 🍷 2y
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WJCintron @Readergrrl 😃 👍 2y
CarolynM 🙌💪 2y
WJCintron @CarolynM 😃🙌 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I love this 🖤 2y
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bthegood Thank you, needed to see this, make a great day today😊 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So true 🙌🏻❤️ 2y
WJCintron @Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 😃🤗 🙌 ❤
@bthegood ❤ 😃 🤗 🤗 Have a great day!
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AmyG
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I‘m guessing the banning of books in schools will make kids not only aware of these books, it will make them want to read these books. #NeverForget

JamieArc I had to read this for French class in college. It started my interest in graphic novels. Here‘s hoping Maus finds its way into even more hands and minds now! 2y
DrexEdit I saw on Wil Wheaton's facebook page this morning a very nice thing. He's encouraging his followers to buy a set of these books for one of the 12 or so comic book shops in the McMinn Co. area for the shops to give for free to anyone asking. He was personally going to buy 2 sets for every shop. I thought that was a very nice and positive way to address this. Because I agree, more people will be aware of and want to read these books now! 2y
AmyG @DrexEdit That is awesome. I have read about other people buying them to distribute. @JamieArc I bet these find their way into the hands of people who never heard of them before. They were my first graphic novels, too. 2y
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sarahbarnes I read them in college too and still have my copies. My 13yo daughter recently got interested in them. ❤️ 2y
AmyG @sarahbarnes Our kids need to learn about this. If they can do shooter drills in school, they can learn about the Holicaust. 2y
lynneamch That is fantastic @DrexEdit I hadn't heard about the Wil Wheaton idea and I live in the next county over. Here's one aspect that blew me away: the "female nudity" that was found objectionable was actually a mouse. 2y
Chrissyreadit @DrexEdit I‘m glad to hear what Wil Wheaton did. 2y
bthegood I bought a copy a few months ago , unaware of all the controversy, from a used book store - 🙂 (edited) 2y
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SqueakyChu
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I found this book languishing in a neighborhood #LittleFreeLibrary. Day after day, no one picked it out to read. It‘s a small book, one woman‘s memoirs of her time at #Auschwitz. Everyone‘s story deserves to be heard so I brought this book home. I‘m reading it now, concurrently with quite a few other books.

Cinfhen #NeverForget 💜I love that you brought this book home to read 3y
SqueakyChu @Cinfhen It sort of called out to me. The mother of the author died immediately after arriving at Auschwitz. I was shocked to learn her name was Teresa Katz (my middle name and my maiden surname). I was named after my maternal grandmother Teresa who also perished in Auschwitz. It‘s all very sad and eerie. (edited) 3y
SqueakyChu This book literally just gave me chills. I‘ve never had that happen to me before. It happened when I read about what happened to the author‘s brother after the war. 3y
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SqueakyChu I see this book has been recommended by Elie Wiesel, no longer alive, but still a hero of mine. 3y
Cinfhen I literally got goosebumps after reading your comments!! YOU were 💯 meant to pick up THIS book!!!! Your grandmother was DEFINITELY sending you #LoveFromAbove 3y
SqueakyChu @Cinfhen I hope so! 3y
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Fammybooks
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This was a very emotional read. I listened to the #audiobook for most of this book. I had started #reading it at first. The oral accounts were so powerful I felt as if I were there witnessing for the fist time. #librarybook #September11 #neverforget