Sisters to share Holocaust stories and film at History Break
Lili Chester and Sylvia Fine, sisters whose parents were both Holocaust survivors from Lodz, Poland, will speak during Goodhue County Historical Society's History Break at noon Wednesday, June 12. In 2009, they produced the award-winning short documentary film "But Some Survive — Esther's Story" that recounts their mother's harrowing tale of survival. They will show the film and discuss their role as members of the "second generation."
Their mother, Esther Latarus, gave testimony that part of the USC Shoah Foundation archive, and the story their father, Berek Latarus, is included in the book "Witness to the Holocaust — Stories of Minnesota Holocaust Survivors and Liberators."
Chester is the writer for the exhibit "Transfer of Memory" currently on display at the Anderson Center.
The Goodhue County History Center is located at 1166 Oak St.