Friday, April 1, 2011
The other, and much more frightening Recession
"The difference between right and wrong is fast receding. Awareness is being diluted, people are just saying 'such is life'. People are like this now."
- Denis Avey, a British WW2 POW, who used cigarettes to bribe prison camp guards in order to infiltrate Auschwitz, not once - but twice, and witness the conditions first-hand. "My life depended on 50 cigarettes -- 25 in, 25 out." His story has only recently gained attention and is the subject of the forthcoming nonfiction work, 'The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz'.