Sunday, December 14, 2008

Another Holocaust survivor story

Interesting story about a Holocaust survivor who joined the LDS Church and hopes to find her "roots." She had faith in God though she and her mother were not practicing Jews. Of course that made no difference to the Nazis. Her story is another one where determination helped them survive and thank Goodness there are survivors to tell the horrible story. Click on post title to read the entire article.
"It was basically a survival (situation), and hope and faith which got you through that," Tully said. "If you lost your hope or your faith you were dead."

She agreed with Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl's description of this phenomenon in his book, "Man's Search for Meaning."

"A man who sat down and said, 'I can't take it anymore,' died," she said.
Rene Hecht Tully, right, and her mother, left, had photographs taken by the French government in June 1945 almost two months after being freed from a forced labor camp in Czechoslovakia. (Photo courtesy of Rene Tully, posted in Mormon Times)

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