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Her family was driven from Munich in 1939. Could she ever feel comfortable in a city with such painful memories?

I left Munich on the midnight Kindertransport train at the end of June 1939. I returned 11 years later with a group of British students. I had fled the city as a child and returned as a 25-year-old adult. What did I find in this place that had once been my Heimat, the place where I had lived with my parents and brother? What was it like? What were the people like? How did I feel?

It was 1950. There was a tremendous amount of rebuilding going on. People were busy putting things back the way they had been. There…

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