This book rattled me. If you've read nothing or believe you've read everything about the Holocaust, make this memoir your next read! It's not about the politics or the moving of armies or the gas chambers. It's the very personal story of a girl named Irene; seventeen, Catholic, naïve and innocent, with four sisters and a loving Polish family. And then, war. "In My Hands" is the perfect title. Lives of others end up becoming Irene's responsibility in this harrowing and yet hopeful tale. She......more
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I was always curious about the word AME. As a kid, I regularly saw various churches bearing the acronym and even visited a few with my grandmother. However, I never knew what the AME stood for, that is, until ten years ago. My sister began dating my soon-to-be brother-in-law and like any responsible, overprotective brother, I had to see if this guy was worthy of my sister. So I took a trip down to Fort Walton Beach, FL. I did not know at the time of my investigation that my now brother-in-law ...
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