"You Will Survive"
Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2012-19
Francisco Wichter is the only Latin American Holocaust survivor alive of the 1,300 people that made up Schindler's List during the Second World War. His convict number was 105,262 KL. He was 19 years old when the war ended. He arrived in Argentina with his wife Hinda, also a survivor, in 1947, but nobody wanted to hear about the horrors of war. Today, at 92 years old and the president of Sherit Hapleita, an organization of Holocaust survivors in Argentina, Francisco spends his time telling the young people his story just as his mother had asked him to do before she was transported to Auschwitz. "You will survive and tell the world what happened to your family."
Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2012-19


Francisco Wichter es el único sobreviviente del Holocausto latinoamericano con vida de las 1.300 personas que formaron la Lista de Schindler durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Su número de convicto fué 105,262 KL. Tenía 19 años cuando terminó la guerra. Llegó a Argentina con su esposa Hinda, también sobreviviente, en 1947, pero nadie quería saber sobre los horrores de la guerra. Hoy, a los 92 años y presidente de Sherit Hapleita, una organización de sobrevivientes del Holocausto en Argentina, Francisco pasa su tiempo contando a los jóvenes su historia tal como su madre le había pedido que hiciera antes de ser transportada a Auschwitz. "Sobrevivirás y le contarás al mundo lo que le sucedió a tu familia".


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