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Secrets Inside: How a Boy’s Bear Helped a Family Escape Nazi Persecution


In this episode of Curators Corner, Becky Erbelding presents a teddy bear that helped Julius and Netty Butzke and their son, Hans, start a new life after they escaped Vienna in 1940. Hans’s son, Richard, and granddaughter, Eva, share their family history and explain why the bear is so special to them.

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