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After 70 years, a simple secret treasure from Auschwitz

Auschwitz Ring
Photo:Auschwitz Museum

 

Here’s something amazing.

Per an article from NPR,  Nazis collected more than 12,000 kitchenware items from prisoners sent to Auschwitz. As part of routine work at the Auschwitz museum, a mug with a false bottom was recently discovered. Underneath the false bottom was a jeweled ring and gold necklace. They are simple things but imagine the emotions of whoever put them there. Love? Children? A future? Hard work and the reward of grandchildren scampering through the kitchen?


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