Carol Wilner was born Karolina Hauptman in Boryslaw, Poland on March 7, 1941. She lived in hiding throughout the duration of the war until Boryslaw was liberated by the Soviet army. She spent three years in Sedan-Kaserne (1946-49), a displaced persons camp in Ulm, Germany. Three members of her extended family survived and over 30 did not. Carol Wilner came to St. Louis in 1978 and now lives in Columbia, Maryland where she is a Licensed Certified Social Worker – Clinical.
Mapping Carol's Life
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