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Category: Translation - Yiddish
Approval Date: 12/21/2011 4:13 PM
Family Surname: Adler, Kravest/Kravitz, Sasky, Pinche
Country: Belarus
Town: Ivanava
Date of Image: After WW2
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This is the first page out of two of a letter sent to the US after WW2. It may list family members perished in the holocaust. Any information will be greatly appreciated.

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12/22/2011 8:30 AM She is alone like a stone.
Arranged quickly, made a ruin of the house.
She goes now to her children, to her rich son, where they will appreciate her.
The daughter-in-law told the mother-in-law to leave the house;
The good son tells his mother “yes, dear, help yourself”
She went to the best place for everyone, the home for the aged.
It is a good place for a mother.
Many years passed by silently.
The children did not come to see her.
The old relative passed away, and it was as if she had never existed in this world.
Now the children weep and cry “a shame, mother, mother, come back!”
Deep in the heart there is big pain.
The loss is wholly yours.

I've translated both pages as best I could. There is no adressee, no date, no sender's signature, there are no given of family names, and no punctuation. Sentences rhyme together when read out loud.
Hope this helps.
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