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Marion Blumenthal Lazan

February 9

Topic: My Holocaust Story: A Message of Determination, Perseverance, Faith and Hope - Marion Blumenthal Lazan
Location: Sussman Theater, Olmsted Center
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship at Drake University events are all free and open to the public.

Sponsors:  Hillel, Jewish Federation, and The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship

Marion Blumenthal Lazan provides a moving firsthand account of the Blumenthal family’s life in Germany from the events preceding Kristallnacht to imprisonment in concentration camps, including Bergen-Belsen, to liberation in April 1945. She was eleven years old when the family finally gained its freedom. She is the coauthor of Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story and subject of the PBS documentary Marion's Triumph. Her story is a life-affirming, inspirational narrative of survival, reconciliation and the limits of endurance, and renews one’s faith in humanity.

Four Perfect Pebbles will be available for purchase at the event.

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