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Teacher finds family of couple who survived Holocaust after lesson in class keeps bringing them together
Holocaust ID Cards
Christa Post, a fifth grade teacher at Coal Mountain Elementary School, took a stack of identification cards, featuring a person’s name, photo and short story, from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Her students noticed later that two of the people featured on the cards were married, Frieda and Mendel Felman. Photo courtesy of Christa Post.
Fred Felman was trying to come up with an ending to his book, “The Story Keeper: Weaving the Threads of Time and Memory,” when he received an email from Christa Post, a teacher at Coal Mountain Elementary, explaining that his parents kept finding each other in her fifth grade classroom. The excerpt of the memoir about his parents, published in January, now ends with the story about the class in Cumming.