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A Kiss from Rose| March 25th

When you hear someone making the statement, " When you weren't loved or wanted by the people who were supposed to love and want you," stop them and say the person that wanted, created, and loved you first was God, and that's who is supposed to.

Today start your morning by saying, "I am loved, wanted, and created by God."


" I am nothing without God. I am everything with Him. Thank You for riding this thing called life with me, God. You are the reason." - Alston Shropshire

Celebrating Women/ Facts

Mala Zimetbaum

Mala Zimetbaum was a Jewish polish/Belgian woman who got deported to Auschwitz in September 1942. She was fluent in multiple languages like polish, German, French, Dutch and English so the SS assigned to “administrative duties” within the camps and she worked as a interpreter/messager for the Nazis. This work allowed her to get a slightly better treatment as in more food/decent clothing and not so nightmarish living condition in the camps, the SS trusted her and needed her so they let her survive there for two years.

Many survivors talk about how she always tried tp help as much as she could and never used her privileges against people. She snuck food/letters in the camps, would falsify the list of people sent to the gas chambers in order to save as many lives as possible and tried to save women from very harsh work in order to save their lives.

In 1944, with her lover, another inmate who worked occasionally in the women camp, she managed to escape Auschwitz for about 2 weeks before getting caught by the Nazis. She was very close to the Slovakian border and almost escaped. She got brought back to the camp, got tortured for weeks and sentenced to public hanging.

All Jewish women had to see her execution. Before her hanging the Nazi commander started a speech about how escaping is useless and while giving his speech, Mala took a razor blade from her hair and opened her veins to commit suicide. The commander grabbed her arm and she slapped him in the face. Her last words differs from versions to version but she apparently screamed “I’ll die a hero while you’ll die like a pig” before the Nazis started beating her up and ordered the prisoners to bring her -alive- to the crematorium.

She is mentioned in almost all women survivor testimonies of Auschwitz.

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