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Read the Following Extract and Rewrite It from the Point of View of Roma : You May Begin With: Herman and I Shared the Backseat of Sid'S Car. .... - English

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Read the following extract and rewrite it from the point of view of Roma : 
[You may begin with: Herman and I shared the backseat of Sid's car. .... ]
We piled back into Sid's car, Roma and I sharing the backseat. As European Jews who had survived the war, we were aware that much had been left unsaid between us. She broached the subject, "Where were you during the war?" she asked softly
"The camps," I said, the terrible memories still vivid, the irreparable loss, I had tried to forget. But you can never forget.
She nodded, "My family was hiding on a farm in Germany, not far from Berlin," She told me. "My father knew a priest, and he got us Aryan papers."
I imagined how she must have suffered too, fear, a constant companion. And yet here we were both survivors, in a new world.
"There was a camp next to the farm." Roma continued. "I saw a boy there and I would throw him apples every day."
What an amazing coincidence that she had helped some other boy. "What did he look like?" I asked.
"He was tall, skinny and hungry. I must have seen him every day for six months. "
My heart was racing. I couldn't believe it. This couldn't be. "Did he tell you one day not to come back because he was leaving Schlieben?".
Roma looked at me in amazement. "Yes!"
"That was me!"
I was ready to burst with joy and awe, flooded with emotions. I couldn't believe it! My angel.
"I'm not letting you go," I said to Roma. 
I proposed to her. I didn't want to wait.

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Herman & I shared the backseat of Sid's car. As European Jews who had survived the war, we were aware that much had been left unsaid between us. I broached the subject & asked,
" Where were you during the war?"
" The camps", he said, the terrible memories still vivid, the irreparable loss, he had tried to forget. But one can never forget.
I nodded, "My family was hiding on a farm in Germany, not far from Berlin". I said," My father knew a priest & he got us Aryan papers."
He started imagining how I must have suffered too, fear, a constant companion. And yet here we were both survivors, in a new world.
" There was a camp next to the farm" I continued. " I saw a boy there & I would throw him apples everyday."
What an amazing coincidence Herman thought that she had helped some other boy.
" What did he look like?" Herman asked "He was tall, skinny & hungry. I must have seen him everyday for six moths".
Herman's heart was racing. He couldn't believe it. This couldn't be. Later Herman
asked, " Did he tell you one day not to come back because he was leaving Schlieben?"
I looked in amazement & said "Yes, that was me!"
He was ready to burst with joy & awe, flooded with emotions. He couldn't believe it!
Then he said to me" I'm not letting you go." And in the back of the car on that blind date, he proposed to me & he didn't want to wait.

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