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Holocaust survivor in La Jolla writes memoir

Posted at 7:45 PM, Feb 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-05 10:33:48-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A Holocaust survivor who lives in San Diego is sharing her story with the world.

Fanny Krasner Lebovits’ life story is now available after her memoirs were published.

"Memories, Miracles & Meaning: Insights of a Holocaust Survivor" was written by Lebovits with the help of two other writers.

The book details the Latvian native's experiences in Europe before and during the Holocaust, along with her life after the tragedy.

“Writing the book wasn’t easy either,” said Lebovits, “because you constantly remind yourself of what you went through even though it’s (been) more than 70 years.”

79 members of Lebovits' family were killed during the Holocaust including her father, mother, and 8-year-old sister.

“It’s hard for me to talk about, but I promised myself I would share what happened to them so young people will learn how bad hate can be,” said the 96-year-old.

After the war, Lebovits worked for multiple charities and lobbied to get the nation of Israel created.