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Daniel's Story - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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It is three years later, August 1944; Daniel, at 17, is once again on a train. This time he is packed with 100 other people in a closed freight car. He has pictures that help him remember his time in Lodz and recalls the stench, filth, cold and starvation of their arrival.

Soon the dying starts: first a cousin, then an uncle. Notices for deportation arrive and they say good-bye to more family members. Oma Rachel gets sick and goes to the hospital, but then the hospital is evacuated. Daniel can't find Oma. He sees old people trying to run, babies being thrown out of windows and everywhere people screaming and crying. Even though Oma has escaped, the Nazis come for her the next day.

Two days later an evacuation announcement is made for all children and elderly people. The family decides to try and save Erika and Friedrich by hiding...

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