Daughter of WWII survivors tells family story the world needs to hear

Award-winning author of 'Meant to Be' tells parents' story of survival, love, and triumph over tragedy as Holocaust and atomic bomb survivors live on Zoom
By: Congregation Shaarie Torah
PORTLAND, Ore. - Sept. 4, 2023 - PRLog -- Roslyn Franken's mother survived the concentration camps in Nazi Europe including Auschwitz, while her father survived the atomic bomb as a prisoner of war in Japan. Join Congregation Shaarie Torah and Rabbi Oren on September 10, 2023 at 1:00pm PST/4:00pm EST as author Roslyn Franken reveals the amazing story of how her parents, as two Jewish teens, overcame all odds of surviving the hardships of their captivity continents apart in the most extraordinary of circumstances to eventually meet, marry and live a beautiful life despite the trauma of their past. She will inspire us with the lessons learned as the daughter of these two remarkable survivors that we can all learn from to be our best selves, live our best lives and help make our world a better place. A movie adaptation of Roslyn's book is currently in development. Roslyn will be available for Q&A following the presentation and attendees will be offered a special limited time discounted price on the purchase of her book.

Her book is featured in the collections at the prestigious Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Israel, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington and is available for purchase at the National Museum of American Jewish Military History and Florida Holocaust Museum of St Petersburg..

Register for the zoom link here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcoc-yvpzMuHdRkxQr4vTEOY_XLOqL6O6kv#/registration


Roslyn Franken is the Canadian-born author and presenter of Meant to Be: A True Story of Might, Miracles and Triumph of the Human Spirit, an award-winning book she wrote to tell the world her parents' amazing story of survival, love, and triumph over tragedy as Holocaust and atomic bomb survivors and the positive life lessons she learned from them in her battle with cancer at the young age of 29.

She speaks for ​diverse audiences of all ages, cultures and backgrounds across North America and recently made her European debut with a school presentation to over 300 students in the Netherlands.

Roslyn's parents' story was the subject of an award-nominated CBC television documentary, and a feature length movie adaptation of her book is currently in development. She has been featured on CTV News, NBC Daytime, ABC Action News and Spectrum Bay News 9 television and in the Canadian Jewish News, Jewish Press of Tampa, Tampa Bay Times, Montreal Gazette, and many more media outlets.

Her other titles include The A List: 9 Guiding Principles for Healthy Eating and Positive Living and a book she co-authored entitled, Death Can Wait: Stories from Cancer Survivors available from Amazon.

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Location:Portland - Oregon - United States
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