As a queer descendant of Holocaust survivors, I knew my first time visiting Berlin—a hub of queer life and Holocaust memorials—would not be easy.
is one side shorter than the other?
Are the Germans trying to fix my IBS? IBS is related to intergenerational trauma, these fools!
The dogs jump on us.
A man, we were afraid, you don’t do what the German tell you, then the dog came, and finished [attacked them]. Was terrible. I was there [Auschwitz] four weeks and then, doesn’t matter. I said I don’t care what kind of job I can get, hard or something, but I can’t take it, this. Was terrible. Screaming, ugh.
No, no, not me,
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