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Ruth Kopolow

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Nationality: German
Location: Germany • Missouri • New York • St. Louis • United States of America
Experience During Holocaust: Escaped the Holocaust • Family Died During the Holocaust • Family Died in Concentration Camp • Family Died of Starvation • Family Survived • Was a Child During the Holocaust

Mapping Ruth's Life

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“Old friends avoided me. Some adults talked to my parents privately: they were very worried and fearful of the loss of their jobs if they continued to associate with Jews. It couldn't be condoned but it could be understood.” - Ruth Kopolow