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Personal logo Sue Kes Supporting Member of TMP03 Jul 2016 11:30 a.m. PST

The death of Auschwitz survivor Elie Wiesel has reminded me to post about an exhibition which is permanently housed above the public library in Windermere, Cumbria, UK. It's called "From Auschwitz to Ambleside" and tells the story of 300 Jewish children who were liberated from the camps and came to the English Lake District for rehabilitation.

It's small, but well organised and includes a short film with interviews with some of the children, now in their eighties. It's very moving and the interviews are truly uplifting. If any of you are ever in the area, add it to your to-do list.

Details here ldhp.org.uk

Personal logo StoneMtnMinis Supporting Member of TMP03 Jul 2016 2:46 p.m. PST

Thanks for the post. A bit of a long drive for me, but you never know.

Dave

Personal logo Sue Kes Supporting Member of TMP05 Jul 2016 3:54 p.m. PST

You'd be surprised how many Americans turn up here!

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP09 Jul 2016 3:34 p.m. PST

Didn't know about this – will have to try and have a look on my next trip to The Lakes.

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