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By: Mitzi J. Levin
Survivor: Aaron, Martin

“On April 15, 1945, I stood behind the barbed-wire fence at Bergen-Belsen and saw what I thought were angels from heaven.

“The British Army circled our camp and finally came inside. Shock and disbelief filled their faces. People who lived in the surrounding area were brought in to see the horror of the camp.

“After hearing the bombs nearby, I had been anxiously awaiting this day, hoping I would still be alive to witness the liberation. I was weak and starving.

“I was 16 years old.”