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At A Seder For Refugee Children: The April 23, 1943 article by Simon Weber featuring Max Frankel, Alfred Berg and Werner Ulrich (not pictured). Courtesy of Forward Association

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At His Desk: Simon Weber, who wrote “At A Seder For Refugee Children,” would go on to become the editor in chief of the Forverts. Courtesy of Forward Association

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A Promising Future: The immigration identification card of a young Max Frankel. Courtesy of Max Frankel

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The Refugee: Amanda Morales Photo by Marisa Scheinfeld

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Amanda’s View: Amanda Morales gazes out at a frosted window at Holyrood Episcopal Church. Photo by Marisa Scheinfeld

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Amanda’s View: Amanda Morales gazes out at a frosted window at Holyrood Episcopal Church. Photo by Marisa Scheinfeld

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A Retired Civil Engineer: Alfred Berg, who worked for the MTA, at his home in Rockland County, New York. Photo by Marisa Scheinfeld

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Keepsakes: Alfred Berg has held onto an album of letters and photos that he first took with him when he was eight years old. Photo by Marisa Scheinfeld

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Family Album: Alfred Berg stands between his parents while his mother holds his younger brother. Photo by Marisa Scheinfeld

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Married Since 1959: Ursula and Werner Ulrich Courtesy of Ursula and Werner Ulrich

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Together At Last: From Left: Lam Nguyen, Kimberly Nguyen, Be Van Nguyen and Van Nguyen. Courtesy of Lam Hoang Nguyen

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Priest In Charge: Father Luis Barrios of Holyrood Episcopal. Photo by Marisa Scheinfeld

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The Rabbi: Jeffrey Gale of Hebrew Tabernacle Congregation in Washington Heights. Photo by Marisa Scheinfeld

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The Synagogue: Hebrew Tabernacle Congregation in Washington Heights. Courtesy of Marisa Scheinfeld

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Making The Best Of It: Amanda Morales in the bedroom she has been sharing with her two daughters and her son David (pictured here). Photo by Marisa Scheinfeld

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Freedom: A bird flies above Holyrood Episcopal in Washington Heights. Photo by Marisa Scheinfeld

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