Ana Maria Wahrenberg
February 27 2021 6:59am

How two best friends were reunited 82 years after escaping Hitler’s Germany

Betty Grebenshikoff was just nine years old when she escaped Hitler’s Germany. Dozens in her family would be killed in Nazi death camps. And for more than eight decades, she thought her best friend suffered the same fate. Elizabeth Gelman, executive director of The Florida Holocaust Museum, talks about the incredible coincidences that had to happen for Betty and Ana María to be reunited, and what makes the whole story universally emotional.