Angela Orosz was born in the top bunk of a barrack in Auschwitz-Birkenau. Her parents were sent there when her mother, Vera Bein was three months pregnant. Already separated from her husband, who she was never to see again, she wasn’t put in the line for the gas chamber, but made to do forced labor. Enduring experimentation with needles into her cervix, she finally gave birth quietly in her top bunk. Angela weighed a mere 2.2 lbs. Five weeks after her birth Auschwitz was liberated, but she would not be strong enough to walk until she was seven years of age.
Now at the age of 71, she is testifying at a trial of an SS Guard in Dresden Germany as a tribute to all the Jews who were tortured and murdered and a way for her to express a lifetime of grief.