Age of Empathy
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Age of Empathy

When Eric Behr Broke His Silence About the Holocaust

While he rarely told his gruesome story, he shared it with me, a college co-ed who resembled his lost love.

After 38 years, why would a Holocaust survivor break his silence?

For 77-year old Eric Behr, it was the appearance of a fresh, young face. A face belonging to me.

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Kathleen Murphy

Recovering success addict, navigating the tricky waters of life's second half. Medium Top Writer. Occasional forays into whatever piques my curiosity.