The Teddy Bear that Saved a Family from the Holocaust

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When the Butzke family fled Austria in 1940, they sewed valuables into their son’s teddy bear. When German soldiers tried to take the bear, the boy screamed until it was thrown back at him. The valuables helped them start a new life when they immigrated to the U.S.

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