Horrors of World War II, through children’s eyes
Seventy years from now, how will the migrant children detained at our southern border describe what happened to them? What will the 3-year-old girl who was separated from her parents recall of her panic at that moment? Will images of her mother and father be eclipsed by the scent and uniform of an immigration agent? Will the little boy who was 9 remember the day that toothbrushes and toothpaste finally arrived as being notable? As an old man, will he look at a baloney sandwich and feel a bit sick, for reasons he can’t quite understand? Did he make a friend? Were adults kind or cruel or both?
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