An Interview with Rita Benn
"Every survivor has stories of incredible luck regarding their escape from death,” says Rita Benn, the daughter of two Holocaust survivors, to Cynthia Reynolds, a reporter who interviewed her for an article in the Ann Arbor Observer. "As amazed as I have been by the horrors my parents endured, I have been equally astounded by the miracles that enabled their survival—the extraordinary acts of courage, devotion, and resilience.” In the book The Ones Who Remember: Second-Generation Voices of the Holocaust, Rita Benn and her 15 co-authors describe the impact of growing up with both the known and unknown stories of their parents' Holocaust experience. One of Rita's recollections of unexpected grace particularly moved this reporter. Read the article Family Secrets published in the October issue to find out! Hope this encourages you to buy our book or invite us to your book club or organization to share our stories.
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