My sisters and I worked for the A.V.L. Company, part of the Radom Ghetto, repairing German army uniforms. A selection took place while the three of us were at work, our parents were sent to Treblinka concentration camp to their deaths. Following this, we were determined to stay together to help each other survive. We did not let the Germans know we were sisters. During later selections, we sent the younger ones first to see which way they were sent, and then we would follow.
Marvin was a distant cousin of Edith. After liberation, only Marvin’s father, Marvin, and the three sisters survived from the entire family. After the war, she located Marvin’ father and Marvin at Bergen-Belsen which became a Displaced Persons’ (DP) Camp. The Joyrich family in Detroit were related. Frajdenrajch family name translates to “joy and rich” helped them, together with the late U.S. Representive John D. Dingell, Sr., come to the United States.