Herman de Vries


It is 1974 and I am 13 years old. I cycle from school to home, like every day. Next to me an American comes cycling and we start talking.

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Herman de Vries

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  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Region: Friesland
  • Compensation: € 45,00 (including € 10,00 discount private donation)
  • Travel expenses: € 0,29 p/k
  • Institutions: to be further agreed upon

"You look Jewish," he says, and I feel something of pride and recognition. Not that we talk about that every day at home, but I know I have a Jewish grandfather: Levie de Vries.

Coming home I tell this excitedly to my father, who had gone into hiding during the war together with my grandmother at many separate addresses in the Netherlands. "You betrayed us" he shouts. I am shocked by this reaction. But at the same time it is the starting signal to find out years later what happened to my grandfather Levie....

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