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Susan Kushner Resnick
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Susan Kushner Resnick is the author of "You Saved Me, Too: What a Holocaust Survivor Taught Me About Living, Dying, Loving, Fighting and Swearing in Yiddish." She teaches writing at Brown University. Follow her at @suekush.

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Aron Lieb, Holocaust Survivor, a Stranger, Saved My LIfe

(104) Comments | Posted November 4, 2012 | 8:14 AM

You're moving through life, trying to make it to the end of the day, when a stranger approaches. You immediately calculate a response: Open the door he's knocked upon or pull it tight and turn away? Many factors come into play. Is he dangerous? Is your world too full of...

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Gay Pride: Back When No One Was Gay

(34) Comments | Posted July 1, 2012 | 10:46 AM

When I was nineteen, nobody was gay.

They were tomboys.

They were artsy.

They were the best dancers under the disco ball.

But gay or lesbian? Not in Rhode Island in 1982.

Of course, I'm being facetious. There were as many gay people in the world back then as there...

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