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August 10, 2017

the gate of death at Auschwitz

Filed under: Auschwitz, Germany, Health, Holocaust — furtherglory @ 9:33 am

The gates of the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz, Poland, circa 1965. (Getty Images)

My early morning photo of Gate of Death

Concentration camp survivors walk out of the main gate with the sign “Arbeit macht frei” (work will set you free) at the Auschwitz museum, near the former death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, January 27, 2009 marking the 64th anniversary of its liberation by Soviet troops and to remember the victims of the Holocaust. REUTERS/Peter Andrews (POLAND)

The following quote is from a news article which you can read in full at http://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/as-it-happens-wednesday-edition-1.4240252/canadian-holocaust-survivor-prisoner-88-has-died-here-s-how-he-described-his-time-at-auschwitz-1.4240736

Begin quote from news article:

Sigmund Sobolewski, one of the first prisoners to walk through the gates at Auschwitz, has died. He was 94.

Born in Torun, Poland, in 1923, Sobolewski was only 17 when he was arrested and sent to Auschwitz. Known as Prisoner 88, he was held there for 4 1/2 years.

His inmate number was tattooed on his arm and he never forgot what he went through — and he tried to make sure no one did, either.

End quote

As I have said, and written, many times. I believe that a simple diet, that includes lots of potatoes and very little meat, is the key to living a long life.

Excuse me, I am going to eat a bowl of potato salad now. I am 84 years old and I expect to live to the age of 94.

 

 

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