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November 29, 2015 10:04 am

Alan Gross: Thinking of Holocaust-Survivor Relatives Helped Me Get Through Time in Cuban Prison

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Alan Gross said thinking of his relatives who survived the Holocaust helped him get through his time in prison. Photo: Screenshot from CBS.

Alan Gross said thinking of his relatives who survived the Holocaust helped him get through his time in prison. Photo: Screenshot from CBS.

Alan Gross, the American Jewish government contractor who spent five years in Cuban prison, said thinking of his family members who survived the Holocaust was one of three things that helped him get through the ordeal.

Gross told CBS news program 60 Minutes in footage released Friday that he “had to do three things in order to survive” each day in Cuban jail.

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