The Star Camp was in the middle of Bergen-Belsen, almost entirely surrounded by other smaller camps. The camps were all sectioned by barbed wire.-- Shores Beyond Shores: From Holocaust to Hope, My True Story by Irene Butter. Butter's family and Anne Frank's family were neighbors in Amsterdam before both were taken to concentration camps.
It was decades before Butter told the story -- outside a close circle of family and friends -- of her childhood escape from the Nazi death camp. She recently wrote about growing up with this silence in The New York Times.
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