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The Family Who Saved My Life

DURING THE HOLOCAUST HIS FAMILY HELPED HIDE HER FROM THE NAZIS. BUT IT TOOK 73 YEARS FOR CHARLOTTE ADELMAN AND ALAIN QUATREVILLE TO FIND EACH OTHER AGAIN
A Joyous Reunion Adelman (right) and Quatreville reunited at the Shoah Memorial in Paris. “The connection was so immediate,” says Adelman’s daughter Roz Goldberg (far left). “It couldn’t have been more perfect.”

In November 2014 Holocaust survivor Charlotte Adelman received the message she had spent decades hoping for. When she was 11, in 1943, the French-born Adelman had been smuggled out of Paris by her Jewish parents and then spent almost two years hiding from the Nazis with the Quatreville family in eastern France. The Quatrevilles had risked their own lives to keep her hidden, and now Alain Quatreville, who was 5 years old the last time she’d seen him, had reached out through Facebook hoping to

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