I have lived a thousand years
growing up in Holocaust
6 day has past until Germany had conquer Budapest. All schools are closed. Homeroom teacher dismisses without any explanation.
Jewish residents are required to wear yellow star and paint them on their house. Every year the report card is reported to them, but not this year.
Dad is sent to a Hungarian forced labor camp. Mom didn't wake me up on purpose. Didn't say goodbye to dad. I am sobbing with tear.
Every paper that is found is burnt, even pictures. I hid my notebook inside my blouse, because there is 105 poems in there and that is where I write my journal
Elli asks solider Pista to take care of her journal and poem until war is over. Mother goes with Elli instead of Aunt Serena. She is taken by the SS solider and never sawn again. Brother is separated from us
Arrive in Auschwitz. Number is tattooed in our left arm by our number. There was a women on top of the broken plank and the broken pieces fell on mom and she became invalid.. Some people on top of the plank refused to move, even though her mother is injured.
Elli's mom is sent to the infirmary. Elli takes her to the reviver which is the infirmary. She is held here up for a month. . Elli is not permitted to go, but gets a report every evening. She secretly sneaks into the reviver and founds that mom has recovered!
When Elli and her mother was among the train track they found their lost brother in a bunker with others from Somorja. Those three are the only one left now.
Elli's bruise was caught by the SS solider and that means that she can't work, so she is sent to the gas chamber. She wants to meet her mom so she escapes.
Germany surrenders. Elli is back to school. Mother is busy sewing clothes for the Russian solider girls. Their family immigrates to America to start a new life.