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    Saying goodbye to children held at the Lodz ghetto prison before they were deported to Chelmno in Sept 1942.

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    Family members say goodbye to a child through a fence at the Lodz ghetto’s central prison where children, the sick, and the elderly were held before deportation to Chelmno during the “Gehsperre” action. Lodz, Poland, September 1942

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