Paul Worona

"Nobody helped us, maybe just a few. Support Israel."

Name at birth
Pesach Worona
Date of birth
Where were you born?
Where did you grow up?
David Horodok, Dabrowica, Poland
Name of father, occupation
Moshe, Farmer
Maiden name of mother, occupation
Leah, Homemaker
Immediate family (names, birth order)
Parents and six children
Who survived the Holocaust?
I'm the only survivor of my entire family.
In the Dabrowica Ghetto, they started shooting the Jews. I was able to run away to the woods. I met with others and we stayed together. We ran away to Russia.
Name of Ghetto(s)
Where were you in hiding?
I ran to the woods, met up with others and fled to Russia.
When did you come to the United States?
I came to the United States in 1951.
Where did you settle?
Detroit, Michigan.
How is it that you came to Michigan?
I had relatives in Detroit.
Occupation after the war
I was in the meat business.
When and where were you married?
February 26, 1956 in Detroit, Michigan
Estelle Levinson Worona
Linda Dora Silverstein
What do you think helped you to survive?
I wanted to live. I kept moving. I made friends along the way.
What message would you like to leave for future generations?
Nobody helped us, maybe just a few. Support Israel.


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