Ben Lesser’s book is a haunting journey which takes the reader from an idyllic childhood in Poland through the horrors of Dachau and Aushwitz to a new life in America. This bittersweet memoir is filled with personal stories within a historical context written in the authors’ own voice. It explores both the discovery of hope and the depths of evil and is about reinventing a life in America.This book is not just a Holocaust story. It is about growing up in a war torn place, about survival and ultimately about adoring a family and living a life to inspire and remember. Ben’s optimism and courage embody the best of the human spirit.