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Gina Roitman

Gina Roitman, the daughter of Holocaust survivors, was born in Passau, Germany in 1948 and lived in the Pocking-Waldstadt Displaced Persons Camp before emigrating to Canada as a child. An award-winning writer and poet, she is currently completing a film entitled My Mother, the Nazi Midwife, and Me - a documentary about her discovery that the horrific stories she thought were told to terrify her as a child were actually true. She lives in Montreal.