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Re: does anyone here have any good memories of the Family at all?

Posted by sincerely answering on October 10, 2004 at 12:25:12

In Reply to: does anyone here have any good memories of the Family at all? posted by sincerely questioning on October 10, 2004 at 08:31:30:

Even in the Holocaust there are good memories of comraderie amongst fellow inmates, but once they survived, the ones that did, they do not look back fondly at their time in the concentration camps. They remember. They talk about it. But more as a historical lesson of man's inhumanity to man.
Others may compare it to being on the titanic as worker and poor on that journey and looking back for the good times in the face of all that tragedy is not how titanic is remembered in history, especially since so many of their peers died.
It is possible to see good in any given situation, but when looking at the family from an exer point of view, it is my opinion that it is more important to look at the good in me that I survived and got out and have a life now. I also look at the good in those that died, who were not as fortunate as I have been to survive the sinking ship. Or I admire the good in those that could not get out with their whole family and someone was left behind, beyond their control to prevent. That they carry on and survive is commendable at the least. At best, that they keep a large family together after leaving or being cast out and survive against the odds is heroic. That is the way I view it.