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This edition: Lorraine Lotzof Abramson, author, "My Race: A Jewish Girl Growing Up under Apartheid in South Africa

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 28, 2012.

First aired: October 1, 2012.

Host Sheryl McCarthy talks with author Lorraine Lotzof Abramson, award-winning track star, about what it was like growing up Jewish in apartheid South Africa. In her memoir, "My Race: A Jewish Girl Growing Up Under Apartheid in South Africa" Ms. Abramson describes living in a police state, frankly illustrating the rigidity of the government and the fear of its citizens. A multi-medal winner in competitions in South Africa and in the Maccabee games in Israel, Lorraine Abramson felt free only when she was running.

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