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Elvire Rosemont

Born in Paris in 1931 into a family originally from Vizhnitz (now Ukraine), Elvire enjoyed a happy childhood surrounded by her parents and grandparents. As soon as the war broke out, the family left Paris and moved to Grenoble, where Elvire attended a Catholic boarding school. When the situation worsened, she was sent to a convent, then hidden by local farmers. Mistreated by the first family she was with, she found refuge with another family, where she felt at home – as a matter of fact, she would return to see them regularly after the war. When the war ended, she was reunited with her parents, who had survived hiding in a factory in Grenoble. After difficult school years, she became an executive secretary and left for Israel in 1959, where she met the man who was to become her husband. [...+]

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