Ruth Kent was born in Łódź, Poland in 1930. Following the German invasion of Poland, Ruth and her family (her mother, three brothers and two cousins) were forced to move into the Łódź' ghetto.Her family was deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1944 where her motherand youngest brother perished. Ruth and her cousin were then sent to Stutthof concentration camp near Danzig, Poland. Ruth now lives in the United States.
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