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The Fake Diamond Ring That Helped Save Three Lives

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When German soldiers broke a chandelier in the Drohobycz ghetto, Abraham “Bumek” Gruber took some of the broken pieces and asked a jeweler to make him a ring. Bumek was later able to use the fake diamond ring to ensure his survival as well as the survival of two other Jews, a mother and her daughter, when they escaped from the ghetto.

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