Leisel Carter was born in Germany in 1935. Leisel's mother left her behind in order to escape and left Leisel alone as just a baby. She stayed with her mothers former co- workers and they tried really hard the get her out of Germany. If the Nazi's found her she would be killed because she could not work if she was only a baby. She lost track of her family until 1980 when her co-worker tracked them down so they could meet again. The name of her family were The Alfsens.
Algimantas Dailide is 95 and is a former Nazi soldier. He arrested 12 jews for the attempt to escape the ghettoes. These Jews were executed for what they did. He lied about his alliance with Hitler and migrated to the united states. Though, he did not pass to become a citizen and was deported back to Germany in 2004. When he was caught in Germany the court decided that he was in to bad of health condition to do time, so he was let go.
Margaret Kagan was a surviver of the holocaust in Germany. She grew up in Kaunas. When the army invaded Kaunas in 1941, her family stayed instead of fleeing because her brother, Alik, was off at a camp, and they did not want to leave him. Her father was arrested and never came back to his family. In august she was taken to the ghettos, She described the times there as "dreadful". Sadly Margaret died in 2011.
Ruth and Jack Gruener are a married couple that survived the Nazi concentration camp and cruel detachment. After the were both captured when they were in school and when they were released they fell in love and got married. Not a lot of people know what they went through but they are very happy people as you can see in the photograph. '"My life was saved by a Polish Christian family,” Ruth said. "I survived ten concentration camps and two death marches,” Jack said. Ruth hid out with her family and was not able to leave the house. She had to learn to walk and talk again because she had to slay still and quiet for so long. Jack survived what most people did not and was very lucky.