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I am amazed at the judgmentalism here. My friend was amazingly lucky to avoid the camps. I do not compare his experience to that of those in concentration camps. At the same time, it's important to understand that many were traumatized even when they escaped that terrible fate. While my friend was grateful to be taken into a family in Wales, he was not grateful to have been abused in that home, something I chose not to mention earlier.
The point is that trauma in the Holocaust took many forms. I believe we should be aware of all of it.