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How did Mother's practicality benifit Daniel's family in Lodz from Daniel's Story?

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pat120123 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted April 15, 2008 at 10:47 AM via web

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How did Mother's practicality benifit Daniel's family in Lodz from Daniel's Story?

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mkcapen1 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 3) Valedictorian

Posted April 16, 2010 at 9:45 AM (Answer #1)

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In the book Daniel's Story the family was moved to the ghetto of Lodz.  In the Ghetto the family members tried to find jobs to do to make money but the food was scare and so was work.  All they had to eat were a few ounces of bread and some thin soup everyday.

The weather was freezing in the winter and the houses were cold.  Even a family members child developed frostbite in his fingers and feet. 

Mother had obtained a job at a bakery.  She brought home a loaf of bread every few days.  It had to last each person for seven days. Daniel's mother stretched their food out and served it frugally enabling them not to feel the effects of starvation.

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