Death
Bergen Belsen
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Bergen Belsen

Category: 1945, Death, War

June 4, 1945 After a few inquiries, I hitched a ride to Bergen-Belsen on the back of a British lorry, which deposited me in front of the main entrance of the camp. I did not know what to expect. My last visits to death camps in Austria were horrible. Lice infected skeletons and unburied bodies. […]

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Jun 17, 20153
Living Headstone
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The New Way of Dying

Category: 2009, Death, Life

In my autobiography (The Vision) death and last words of people facing death are often discussed. On his deathbed Heinrich Heine, the German poet was asked if he expects to be forgiven by God. His answer: ‚ÄúDieu me pardonnera. C’est son metier.” [God will pardon me. It is his trade.] These were the same words […]

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Dec 9, 20093