I found a letter among the papers. After the war my grandmother was sent the personal belongings of a woman named Grete Neumann. My grandmother told me that she was the sister of Kurt Bettelheim, her first husband. There were also many photographs of Grete and her daughter.
I started to ask my grandmother about it, the other story. From the trembling in her voice I felt that she was moved, that it has been many years since anyone had asked.