Ruth Krall’s earliest childhood memory is of her father searching for the family he lost after he
immigrated to the U.S. His 44 relatives in Poland were likely burned inside a synagogue. Krall
calculates how many cousins she might have by now and shares how “the family that never had
a chance” inspires her to fight antisemitism and nurture a growing family.

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