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Recalling a mother’s triumph amid Nazi torment

Michael Gruenbaum holds a teddy bear made by his mother, Margaret Gruenbaum, shown holding young Michael before their family was interned at a Nazi concentration camp in Czechoslovakia. Michael Gruenbaum holds a teddy bear made by his mother, Margaret Gruenbaum, shown holding young Michael before their family was interned at a Nazi concentration camp in Czechoslovakia. (Leon Gruenbaum)
By Brock Parker
Globe Correspondent / February 11, 2010

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Michael Gruenbaum was still a boy in October of 1944 when the Nazis ordered his family to be transported by train from the Terezin concentration camp in Czechoslovakia to the extermination camp for Jews at Auschwitz. (Full article: 707 words)

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