Tag: Nazi Germany

Games, Talent and Lasting Love: Our Week in Wisdom

On The Wisdom Daily this week (July 27-31), we brought you a variety of issues and stories, including: a review of the card game Hanabi, a singer’s inspiring viral video, an essay about overreacting, an Auschwitz survivor’s love letters and an animal cruelty controversy. Did you grow wiser this week? We hope The Wisdom Daily played a part.   The All-American Sport of Being Offended – Skip Simonds A recent post on The Wisdom Daily started me thinking about the line between being personally offended about something (in this case, a bobblehead......

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Lifesaving Words Sent 'From Auschwitz with Love'

Imagine writing love letters from Auschwitz. That’s exactly what Welsh soldier Ron Jones did. Captured in 1942 by the Nazis as a British prisoner of war, Jones penned heartfelt messages to his sweetheart, Gwladys; the two met as teenagers and experienced “love at first sight.” From his darkest days as a laborer in Camp E715 at Auschwitz, Jones poured out his heart in writing. And you can see him read his letters in the BBC documentary below, From Auschwitz With Love. The messages capture Jones’ unwavering devotion: “I am, like you dear,......

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