Decades after Auschwitz, past horrors haunt a Polish town

January 22, 2015 11:41 AM

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OSWIECIM, Poland (Reuters) - Bogumila recalls how as a small girl growing up in the Polish town of Oswiecim she saw prisoners beaten by Nazi guards and watched with her mother the distant glow of the crematorium fires of the Auschwitz concentration camp.

"Everyone sat in their homes in silence, windows shut as tightly as possible," she said.

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