Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Regina Cohen - April 18, 1982

Fate of Family

You did terrific. Thank you. Is there anything that you want to add or anything that you remember that you--we missed over? Or there's just so much...

You know, if I missed, I missed more than I told you. It's too much. Uh, lost--I don't know. I didn't tell, I didn't tell you how many people we lost in the family. Three of us survived out of the whole family. One brother, one sister and myself. Uh, thousands--hundreds of relatives--never seen 'em. My mother was only forty-four years old when she was killed. My father was two years younger, forty-two. Uh, I really don't know why I survived, I really don't know. I don't know if it was cunning or it was uh, the, the desolate--the loneliness, "If I run, if I look maybe I'll find somebody," uh. Or I was so small--I was so young and I was so insignificant that I wasn't noticed. I don't know what, what exactly it is.

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