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Sarah Popowski: Emigrating to the U.S.

Sarah describes how her parents emigrated to the United States aboard the General McRae in November 1949.

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Sarah Popowski: Federation Trip

Sarah Popowski describes a trip to Israel to visit the Yad Vashem memorial in 2001.

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Sarah Popowski: Forging Documents

Sarah Popowski describes how her mother and aunt obtained forged documents to enable them to hide in Warsaw, Poland under assumed identities to escape the Holocaust.

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Sarah Popowski: Hiding from the Nazis

Sarah Popowski describes how her mother and aunt were able to escape detection by Nazis through demonstrating a knowledge of Catholicism. She also relates the death of her grandparents in Kaluszyn,…

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Sarah Popowski: "I don't know what to tell you to do."

Sarah Popowski describes how her mother made the decision to leave her village and go to a labor camp as a volunteer rather than be rounded up by the Nazis.

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Sarah Popowski: Labor Camps

Sarah Popowski describes what life was like for her mother in a Nazi labor camp in Poland and the cruel policies of the guards. Content Warning: This clip contains a description of violence against a…

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Sarah Popowski: There Were People That Were Willing to Help

Sarah Popowski describes how her mother and aunt were helped by some Catholic nuns and the owner of a glass factory.

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Sarah Popowski: These Are Life and Death Decisions

Sarah Popowski describes how her mother got onto a transport to a labor camp in order to avoid deportation from her village by the Nazis.

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Sarah Popowski: They Didn't Survive

Sarah Popowski describes how she first came to learn about her family's Holocaust experience.

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Sarah Popowski: You're Free Now

Sarah Popowski describes how her mother and aunt were liberated at the end of World War II and how they return to Kaluszyn, Poland, to find out what happened to the rest of their family.

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