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  • Wolfgang Hergeth :
  • These children did not cry.

    These children did not cry.

    These children did not cry

    23.6 x 31.5 inches

    Number Ten of the Cycle

    Diese Kinder schrien night, diese unschuldigen Wesen weinten nicht. Sie schmiegten sich nur wie kranke Schwalben an ihren Lehrer and Erzieher, ihren Vater and Bruder Janusz Korczak, damit er sie behüte and beschütze . ... er deckte die Kinder mit seinem schwachen, ausgemer-gelten Körper ...
    These children did not cry, these innocent little beings did not whimper. Like sick swallows, they clung to their teacher and caregiver, their father and brother Janusz Korczak, that he might protect them . ... He covered the children with his weak, emaciated body . ...

    Jehoszua Perle, a Survivor

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