Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Abraham Holcman - September 14, 1983

Talking About Experiences

Okay. How do you feel about talking about your experiences?

Bad, bad.

Would you rather not?

You see, I did, I did uh, refuse once.


Uh, I was talking to Mrs. ??? and I, and I told her, listen, you had so many uh, not so many, but you had quite a few guys over here from Łódź, they went through similar things. Not exactly uh, I would say eighty percent similar things. So uh, to me it's a heartbroken thing to say and uh, a very bad experience to go through it again.

Do you have, uh...

I'm glad I did it though because uh, it should be, it should be said over and over for people to know that it's really true.

Is there anything else that you want to say about any of the experiences that we've talked about that we didn't, you know, that didn't come to mind at that time or something you want, want to say about it?

No, nothing really. This is just uh, my story, part of my story, because uh, there are hundreds and hundreds of uh, daily things that happened which uh, I don't even dare to repeat it.

You don't want to repeat any one of them?



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