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Sara Zyskind

in Łódź, Poland
March 26, 1927

January 01, 1995


Sara Rachela Plagier was born into a well-to-do Jewish family in Łódź, Poland. In 1939, at the age of 11, her world came crashing down after the Nazis invaded the country. Within three months of the Occupation, the Jewish citizens of Łódź were forced into a Ghetto, which was sealed off from the outside world in 1940. Sara's mother died that year, and Sara began work in a corset sewing workshop. She and her father successfully evaded arrest and deportation until Anschel Plagier died in 1943. The following year, the Nazis liquidated the Łódź Ghetto and Sara was deported to Auschwitz and then to other slave labor camps.

Sara survived and returned to Łódź in the spring of 1945, at age 17. All her relatives and friends were dead, so she decided t

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