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November 18 - 19, 2016
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US Holocaust Memorial Museum
First Floor
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
Washington, DC 20024

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Alona Frankel “Girl:
My Childhood and the Second World War”
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US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Girl: My Childhood and the Second World War

Please join Alona Frankel, Holocaust survivor and children's book writer and illustrator, as she signs her new memoir, Girl: My Childhood and the Second World War. Alona was just two years old when Germany invaded Poland. After a Polish carpenter agreed to hide only her parents, they desperately handed their daughter over to a greedy woman who hid Alona only as long she continued to be paid.

In time, the money ran out and Alona was tossed into her parents' hiding place. After Poland's liberation, Alona was placed with a family of Jewish survivors who eventually cast her off to an orphanage. Despite these daily horrors and dangers surrounding her, Alona's imagination could not be restrained.

2 p.m.–4 p.m.

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