The Survivor From Bel Air

The community of Bel-Air in Los Angeles.

Back in the 80s, I was a struggling young screenwriter willing to take any gig I could find. My father, a film producer, told me about a woman he’d met who needed help writing a screenplay. She was a survivor who’d lived through the Holocaust and rebuilt her life in America. He gave me the woman’s number and I called her.

Her name was Anna. She was from Romania and was imprisoned in the Buchenwald concentration camp…

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Loren Kantor

Loren Kantor

Loren is a writer and woodcut artist based in Los Angeles. He teaches printmaking and creative writing to kids and adults.