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PDF ☆ BOOK Something Beautiful Happened FREE × EYLTRANSFERSERVICES Ï ➹ [Read] ➵ Something Beautiful Happened: A Story of Survival and Courage in the Face of Evil By Join or create book clubs ➼ – Eyltransferservices.co.uk Seventy years after her grandmother helped hide a JewishSeventy years after her grandmother helped hide a Jewish family on a Greek island during World War II a woman sets out to track down their descendantsand discovers a new way to understand tragedy forgiveness and the power of kindness in an engrossing peek into a little known chapter of World War II and one familys harrowing tale of finding the lost pieces of its own history Karen Abbott New York Times bestselling author of Liar Temptress Solider SpyYvette Manessis Corporon grew up listening to her grandmothers stories about how the people of the small Greek island Erikousa hid a Jewish familya t This book was touted as a story of a Greek island community protecting and hiding a Jewish family during World War II but that was disappointingly not the story told While the fact that this Greek island community did indeed help hide and feed a Jewish family during the war was brought up over and over throughout the book their actions were not described nor dramatized in any way Rather this book focused on the author and her emotional and often self absorbed journey to find any surviving members of this Jewish family and to honor the Greek islanders for their bravery and courage While the author does introduce you to a number of interesting people with worthwhile personal stories and ultimately has a positive and hopeful message I bought this book with the expectation of reading a very different account

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Ailor named Savvas and his daughtersfrom the Nazis during World War II Nearly 2000 Jews from that area died in the concentration camps but even though everyone on Erikousa knew Savvas and his family were hiding on the island no one ever gave them up and the family survived the war Years later Yvette couldnt get the story of the Jewish tailor out of her head She decided to track down the mans descendantsand eventually found them in Israel Their tearful reunion was proof to her that evil doesnt always win But just days after she made the connection her cousins child was gunned down in a parking lo Most people are familiar with the Anne Frank and Corrie Ten Boom stories stories like Something Beautiful Happened are less well know and need to be shared

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Something Beautiful Happened A Story of Survival and Courage in the Face of EvilT in Kansas a victim of a Neo Nazi out to inflict as much harm as he could Despite her best hopes she was forced to confront the fact that seventy years after the Nazis were defeated remainders of their hateful legacy still linger today As Yvette and her family wrestled with the tragedy in their own lives the lessons she learned from the survivors of the Holocaust helped her confront and make sense of the present In beautiful interweaving storylines the past and present come together in a nuanced heartfelt story of compassion and collective resistance with undeniable emotional powerKirkus Review Excellent product and really good delivery