Kindertransport survivor shares her story

Posted on February 25, 2021

Ruth Barnett MBE, a former teacher and psychotherapist, was evacuated from Berlin at the age of four in 1939, with her elder brother, leaving her parents behind. Her brother Martin and she spent their early years moving around the south of England, placed in several foster families and a boarding school for bombed-out children during World War II. Barnett explained that her parents wanted them to be brought up Christian to protect them from antisemitism.

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