The rejection was painful, especially since we could not fathom why it developed. We wondered if we were at fault, what we had done, and how we could make amends.
When my startled parents opened the door, the uniformed men yelled, “Verboten!” They told my parents to get out: napping in the car was not allowed. To emphasize their new rule, they slapped both my mother and father in the …
This is what I HAVE to tell.
Memory is a blessing and a curse.
All nightmare have a beginning, and this was the beginning of ours: Verboten.