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Italy Jews aid towns that gave shelter during WWII
AP Via Google ^
Posted on 04/14/2009 11:06:39 AM PDT by mnehring
FOSSA, Italy (AP) Italian Jews and Holocaust survivors are rushing to aid communities that sheltered them during World War II and were hit by last week's devastating earthquake.
A delegation of some 20 elderly survivors and their descendants, as well as Jewish community leaders, roamed the shattered countryside of central Italy on Monday, looking for their one-time saviors, now living in tent camps.
They offered everything from gym shoes to summer camps for children.
"I wouldn't be here if it weren't for these people," said Alberto Di Consiglio, whose parents were sheltered in the small hamlet of Fossa during the war. "We have to help them."
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posted on 04/14/2009 11:06:40 AM PDT
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posted on 04/14/2009 11:58:16 AM PDT
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Very cool. That’s how it should be!
posted on 04/14/2009 11:59:46 AM PDT
by Travis T. OJustice
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Indeed, when it seems that good-deeds go unrewarded in this world you hear a story like this and it puts things back into perspective a bit.
posted on 04/14/2009 3:21:58 PM PDT
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