Yahoo News: Former WWII refugees send letters of hope to Syrians

Yahoo News: Former WWII refugees send letters of hope to Syrians

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Posted
5/25/16
By
Mikaela Conley

Gunter Nitsch, a former WWII refugee recalls being forced to live in labor camps and illegally crossing in Germany to a refugee camp. But he also remembers the hope he felt when an American family sent him a CARE package. He jumped at the chance to pay it forward and recently wrote a letter of hope to Zaher, an 8 year-old current Syrian refugee living in Jordan, the same age as Nitsch when he lived the life of a refugee. Read the story here

Gunter Nitsch sits in his home in Chicago. (Photo credit: Carey Wagner/CARE 2016)

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