In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer - Part One: Svetlana Year - Through the Gate Summary & Analysis

Irene Gut Opdyke
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In the chapter “Svetlana Year,” Irena got off the train in Svetlana and was greeted by Dr. David’s friend, Miriam, who worked as a doctor in that small town. For her time in Svetlana, Irena took on the cover of Miriam’s cousin, Rachel Myer, who had come to learn from Miriam. She learned much from Miriam, who was paid mostly in food and labor from the poor people she treated. As she read newspaper reports of the war, which she didn’t completely trust, Irena wonders what was happening to her family. In January, nearly one year after Irena’s arrival, Dr. David learned Poles separated from their families would be allowed to cross battle lines in the spring. She was to go to Ternopol even though Miriam warned her that it would be dangerous...

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