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The kindness of strangers

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CariGransnet (GNHQ) Thu 11-Apr-13 06:42:28

This week on the blog, Renata Calverley's extraordinary story of her childhood, as she was saved from the Nazis by the colour of her hair and the kindness of strangers. Add your comments here.

Gally Thu 11-Apr-13 07:44:35

Renata's précis of her story is humbling. It puts my troubles into perspective. What a lovely brave woman who seems to hold no obvious grievances for what she suffered as a child and young woman. I look forward to reading the whole story. flowers

Ella46 Thu 11-Apr-13 08:54:41

Reading that brief account made me go cold. What horrors to overcome.

nonnanna Thu 11-Apr-13 15:58:45

This is so moving. What a brave, resilient lady Renata must be.

cathy Sat 13-Apr-13 21:16:10

Renata A very interesting read, you write in a way that keeps your interest because it feels as though you are actually in the room with us telling us that story.

Its usually quite difficult for me to stay focused when reading but your blog was very interesting, very best wishes for the book smile

ladybird9 Wed 24-Apr-13 20:04:15

wow....... what a traumatic life for Renata, I often wonder how the people that was involved in the wicked astrocities in the 39-45 war survived, in today's world we are saddened by the cruelties that we see on our tv's, when will all the sadness end ??, children, women and men taken cruelly by those who are stronger, their lives ending before they have begun. As a pensioner but not old enough to actually have understood those horrific war years we can never be allowed to forget those hardships that were endeavoured. Apologies I am waffling but, Renata how HAVE you survived with all those memories ? God Bless, IF you can believe ..........