Saved from the German ‘death march,’ he returned to thank his Polish rescuer

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Holocaust survivor Shalom Lindenbaum hugs Dorota Froehlich Kuc, the Polish Christian woman who saved his life during the Holocaust. Religion News Service photo by Michele Chabin

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(RNS) On Jan. 18, 1945, during the final stages of the war, Shalom Lindenbaum and his father were among 1,500 surviving prisoners sent on a death march into the forest, starving and freezing.