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"One of the Lucky Ones"

How, by opening its doors in January 1939, Badminton School, saved me and saved my family
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I was one of a dozen refugee girls from across Europe taken in by Badminton School as World War II was breaking out.  This video has some of my recollections.

https://vimeo.com/277136096

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