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Wisconsin Survivors of the Holocaust Interviews

4. Hiding

Visions of dead relatives console a starving Polish woman

Cyla Stundel fled into the forest after her family was murdered — While ill and malnourished, she had visions of them

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"With me, I was very sick during the war by myself.

I has malaria, I had meningitis and I couldn't walk already.

And I cried that I'm dying.

You know, in the woods you have no medication no nothing.

Then my sister, I dreamed of my sister, she was dead already and she told me 'Don't worry.'

And my mother came to me 'You will be okay.'

This is something supernatural."

Stundel Interview, Tape 1, Side 2
Transcript page 25 (PDF, 450 KB)

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