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Daniel's Story - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Summary

14-year-old Daniel is sitting on a train with his parents feeling shell-shocked. He doesn't know where they are going, and he really doesn't understand the full implication of why they are going. He opens a picture album that he has brought with him. The album begins eight years ago with pictures of his family celebrating his sixth birthday. Daniel introduces his family; they are a lively, happy bunch.

The next picture is one of his father's store. Written across the window is the word "Jew" and he remembers being scared by a "brown shirt" with a gun who said his father's store was being boycotted. Uncle Peter explains to him the Nazi's ideas of curing Germany's problems and Daniel admits to being quick to forget about the political troubles of the times, and now, he’s traveling, being sent away with his family.

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Daniel is a young...

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