Add this Event to Calendar 04/21/2021 01:00 PM 04/21/2021 02:30 PM Writer Wednesdays: Meet Lee Goldman Kikel

Melvin Goldman seemed to be a typical successful American, living with his family in Squirrel Hill, a multicultural Pittsburgh neighborhood with a large Jewish population.

In the decade before his arrival in the United States in 1950, Mieczyslaw Goldman saw his home destroyed, his family torn apart, his health ruined, and nearly everyone he had ever known murdered in the death camps of the Third Reich. His survival of the years in the ghetto and Auschwitz, and his attainment of a somewhat normal life are miraculous.

Here, his daughter Lee Goldman Kikel has captured his story from the audio tapes he made decades later.

 

 



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