Thu, Sep 10|
Holocaust Survivor Talk: Harry Davids
Harry Davids was born in 1942 in Nazi-occupied Holland. Soon after his birth, his parents, who understood the dangerous political climate, made the difficult decision to give Harry to members of the Dutch Resistance who arranged for him to be hidden.
Time & Location
Sep 10, 2020, 11:00 AM PDT
Harry spent the first few years of his life living with the Bakkers, a Protestant family in the small Dutch town of Engwierum. After the war, his paternal uncle, who had been living in South Africa, conducted a search for living relatives in Europe. Since Harry’s parents married during the war, this uncle did not even know that his brother, Harry’s father, had married or had had a child. After tracking down Harry’s whereabouts, he gained custody of Harry. Harry has spent his whole life tracing his family history and unraveling the mystery of his parents he never knew.
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