Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Salvatore and Lili Katan - August 18, 1981

Fate of Family II

LK: ...??? I didn't know who anybody is but I know when they told us we walk through this ??? like 8,000 volts ??? in the snow and we couldn't walk or run. I said to her, "That's enough. For why should I walk? I know I won't find nobody after," I mean, no purpose from life.

SK: ???

LK: ???

SK: So you find me.

Your sister survived?

SK: Yes.

And your brothers?

LK: No, I didn't have brothers. Just like I said...

Oh, this was your sister-in-law.

SK: ...I came from a very small family. I only had one sister. I had ??? I had a brother-in-law but I had a lot of ??? and they all had children, small children and a lot of my cousins got married young and they had children and ??? you know, I said to my husband, "Let's go." I, I couldn't--wherever I walked, you know, everything remind me of something and I, I couldn't sleep. Whenever I hear some people say, "???"

SK: She don't know nobody there.

LK: I did ???

SK: ???

LK: I mean, that's not an actual issue--went back later on when my sister went to Israel and she met a boy whom I never met before but my cousin, she was with her ???

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