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November 30, 2014 8:13 am

Diary Shows Life of Hungarian Doctor Who Hid Two Jews in Her Budapest Home During Holocaust

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Washington Post – In December 1941, when Hungary severed relations with the United States during World War II, Maria Madi, a doctor in Budapest, started keeping a diary for her daughter, who had just immigrated to Louisiana.

Madi did not know if her daughter would ever see her words. But she wrote anyhow: About the war. About the Nazis. About the suffering of Jews. And about the two people she hid in her apartment, at times behind a large mirror when visitors came to call.

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