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Twice-Rescued Child

The Boy Who Fled the Nazis ... and Found His Life's Purpose
  • By Thomas Graumann
$16.49
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Aged eight, Thomas Graumann excitedly boarded a train in Prague, Czechoslovakia, to embark on what he believed was a three-month holiday. "Go to Britain, learn English, and when the Germans leave, you can come home again, ' his mother assured him. Thomas carried two suitcases and a bag of food. At the time he knew his country had been taken over by the Germans and now was under Nazi control. That was the last he would see of his mother and most of his Jewish family, who died in concentration camps. He had also never heard of Nicholas Winton, the hero who saved 669 children (Thomas was one of the last, #652), transporting them from Czechoslovakia to the UK to save their lives. This was Thomas' first rescue, aboard what became known as the Kindertransport. His second came a year later when an evangelist from the Scottish village he was taken to for safety shared the good news of Jesus Christ with him. Saying a prayer on bent knee, Thomas' soul was rescued, and he soon dedicated himself to missionary service, which he fulfilled as an adult in the Philippines, eventually moving to the U.S

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780281083121
    • Manufacturer: Spck Pub
    • Author: Thomas Graumann
    • ISBN 13: 9780281083121
    • Publication Date: 01/01/2020
    • Format: Paperback
    • Width: 6.13 inches
    • Height: 0.50 inches
    • Length: 9.25 inches
    • Weight: 0.69 pounds
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