Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Fred Ferber - September 11 & 25, 2001

Life in America

These are also survivors.

Hungarian. Also survivor, right. Hungarian. But she understood him that he's hungry. Anyhow, a couple of minutes later she comes in with a full tray of food and wants to give it to him. He doesn't want it, she shoves it down on his, on his eh, on his seat. He doesn't, he pushes her away. I kind of understood the situation right away that she misunderstood him being Hungarian as being hungry. But it's those little things when you don't know, when you not, when you don't speak English very well. Anyhow.

Did things like that ha...when they happened make you nervous about being here and about talking some more?

No. You're referring--what are you referring to?

Those kinds of little um, mix ups between...

No, no, no, no. It's a way of life.

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