Saturday, August 02, 2008

Auschwitz survivor to be honoured

For most people, luck is just an idea. The hope that things might go their way and the fear that something bad could happen to them with no rhyme or reason.

Stefan Petelycky wears a symbol of his luck on his arm, a tattoo emblazoned with the numbers 154922. The number was branded on him when he was taken to Auschwitz when he was only 20 years old.

“I’m lucky, I think God needs me,” Petelycky said

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1 comment:

Vasyl said...

Unfortunately, we don't always hear stories about how Ukrainians helped Jews hide form the Nazi's. The two links in your blog clearly illustrate another side of the coin.

Many of us know the work Metropolyt Sheptytsky did in aiding the Jewish people of Ukraine, however, this has not made it into the mentality of many!