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I Have Lived a Thousand Years: Growing Up in the Holocaust - Pages 101 through 142 Summary & Analysis

Livia Bitton-Jackson
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Pages 101 through 142 Summary and Analysis

In June, Elli and her mother are being forced to work at leveling a hillside in preparation of construction. In "Mommy, There's a Worm in Your Soup," Elli describes the slow acclimation to the work they perform and the pace they are forced to keep under threat of whipping. At noon, they are allowed to stop work for a half hour to eat. On a particular day, the food arrives early and become putrid in the hot sun. When they begin to eat, Elli discovers worms in the soup and points it out to her mother. Laura says that she is hungry and tells Elli that there are no worms in the soup and that she is not to say anything else about it.

In "Alien Heroes," Elli describes a scene in which a group of men and women - not Jewish by...

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