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Margaret Gruenbaum¿Äôs forced labor at the Theresienstadt concentration camp was making teddy bears to sell to German children.  She managed to save herself and her children, Michael and Marietta, from deportation to Auschwitz by convincing the Nazis that the teddy bears needed to be ready for Christmas.
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( USHMM collection, gift of Michael Gruenbaum and Marietta Gruenbaum Emont / October 19, 2012 )

Margaret Gruenbaum¿Äôs forced labor at the Theresienstadt concentration camp was making teddy bears to sell to German children. She managed to save herself and her children, Michael and Marietta, from deportation to Auschwitz by convincing the Nazis that the teddy bears needed to be ready for Christmas.

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