ELLI Coming of Age in the Holocaust Author:Livia E. Bitton Jackson When the selection officer appeared on his motorcycle alongside our rows on the road to the camp, and asked straggling women whether they can work, Mother whispered to me:"I cannot work. I cannot even walk. I will not even reach camp."
"Yes, you can walk. In camp we will get food. And water. And you will feel better," I hissed between my teeth.