“When a person doesn’t have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity. A person can almost be defined by his or her attitude toward gratitude.”— Elie Wiesel
The Time: 1942-1945. The Holocaust.
The Setting: Czortkow Ghetto, Nazi-occupied Poland (now Ukraine). Attic of the Dobrucki family home.
The Main Character: Isabelle (Isa/Inka) Hauser, a 3 year-old Jewish girl.
The Plot: Isabelle is saved from the Nazis by a poor Catholic family, the Dobruckis, and hidden in their attic the for better part of three years in the midst of the Holocaust.
The Twist: This is a true story.