We Were the Lucky OnesBy Georgia Hunter
What a book. What a story. What a family. The Kurcs are a Polish family who will not let the cruelty and dehumanizing Nazi and Soviet rule crush their spirit.
We see babies born, weddings, and a family desperately wishing they were all together again. They feel lucky just to be with one another. We follow the lives of the Kurc families’ five children through the war.
Addy moved to France to finish his studies and stayed after finding a job. Now, he cannot return to Poland because there is no safe way to get there and he doesn’t have the right paperwork. His one hopeful thought is