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April 02, 2013

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Photo of Zofia Abramowicz
Zofia Abramowicz
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Courtesy Cherie Braun

Creating Art To Survive

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Zofia Abramowicz was Polish and Catholic, but was still rounded up and imprisoned at Auschwitz during World War II.

During that time, Zofia wrote poetry - really strange, scary, beautiful poetry. She then buried it in jars in the camp.

After the war, the jars were dug up and returned to her. Sean Cole talks to the woman who is the keeper of these poems, Cherie Braun.

Music

"As You Are" by  Joel Styzens

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