A Survivor’s Tale: Freedom

A Survivor’s Tale: Freedom

This is the third and final part of a multi-part series on Ozsvath. Once again, Ozsvath’s family was in the difficult position of deciding whether or not to leave Hungary. Everything in their apartment had survived the Nazi occupation. Ozsvath remembers her family thinking everything would be fine. Then the...

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A Survivor’s Tale: Occupation

A Survivor’s Tale: Occupation

Professor recounts experience during Nazi occupation of Hungary This is the second part of a multi-part series on Ozsvath. Read the next issue of The Mercury for the next installment of the story. Zsuzsanna Ozsvath pauses for a moment to take a sip from her cup of espresso. She leaves...

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A Survivor’s Tale

A Survivor’s Tale

Holocaust victim recounts family’s time in Hungary before Nazi occupation Zsuzsanna Ozsvath sits before a weathered, black photo album. She runs her hands lightly over the stained cover. They are the deft hands of a classically trained concert pianist. She closes her eyes briefly before opening the book. The pages,...

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