A Shoe that Survived

Helena Szendrei

Summary:

I’m the granddaughter of a holocaust survivor. I was 15 years old when I started high school. Knowing I would have to face a lot of discrimination because I was a Roma, my grandmother bought me these gold Adidas shoes. They are very comfortable and light—good for running, kicking and fighting. I chose them because I knew they would help me a lot.

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