George Laksberger

"Don't hate. Hate will consume you."

Name at birth
Jerzy Laksberger
Date of birth
Where were you born?
Name of father, occupation
Maximillian, Attorney
Maiden name of mother, occupation
Irma Paster, Homemaker
Immediate family (names, birth order)
Parents, one older sister and I.
How many in entire extended family?
12 cousins.
Who survived the Holocaust?
Mother, sister, and two cousins.
Name of Concentration / Labor Camp(s)
Occupation after the war
Came to U.S. did odd jobs, learned language. Drafted in 1950 to Korea. Attended Lawrence Tech, went into business.
Michael, Raymond, and Gerald
One: Symone.
What do you think helped you to survive?
Series of mazes, I was lucky enough to make the right turn, I was lucky.
What message would you like to leave for future generations?
Don't hate. Hate will consume you.
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