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Helen Lewis

Helen Lewis MBE, was born in Trutnov, Czechoslovakia. As a young woman she moved to Prague to train as a dancer at Milca Mayerova's School of Dance. She married in 1938, and continued to live in Prague with her husband, Paul. They were only able to enjoy a few months of carefree marriage before the Nazis entred Prague. From 1939 onwards she was the victim of anti-semitism and anti-Jewish laws. In 1942, together with her husband, she was deported to Terezin, the Jewish ghetto, and then to...See more