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July 02 - 03, 2017
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1 p.m.

Location:
US Holocaust Memorial Museum
First Floor
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
Washington, DC 20024

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Miriam Dobin “I Am Because of You”
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US Holocaust Memorial Museum

I Am Because of You

Please join us for this special book signing event with a survivor, Miriam Dobin. Raised by a loving aunt and uncle, also survivors, while her mother struggled with illness and her father worked long days, she grew up and, finding a perfect match, raised a family of her own. Dobin feels deeply that her story carries forward the history of her people, her culture and her religion, a project accomplished with deep caring and immense love. Her tale of a family that barely survived annihilation crosses the generations, entwining stories of her parents and grandparents with those of her own children. It climaxes in a trip to Slovakia and western Ukraine, where she and her husband meet people who remember her family. Past and future converge when her newborn granddaughter is given the name Esther after Dobin’s beloved aunt. This family saga is enriched with first person accounts and photographs, maps, and documents in several Eastern European languages and English translation.

1 p.m.–4 p.m.

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