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Jack Garfein

Director

“They always show suffering, but never how you deal with it. They always have a train and people screaming. When we went to the camps, my mother combed my sister’s hair, she straightened up a sweater, because we were arriving at a place and she wanted us to look good. When you tell people a story about Auschwitz, it’s something outside of themselves, they are sympathetic but they don’t know what… Read more
“They always show suffering, but never how you deal with it. They always have a train and people screaming. When we went to the camps, my mother combed my sister’s hair, she straightened up a sweater, because we were arriving at a place and she wanted us to look good. When you tell people a story about Auschwitz, it’s something outside of themselves, they are sympathetic but they don’t know what the real experience was.” Read less