‘Because I’m alive’: Why this Holocaust survivor is on a dating ...

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‘Because I’m alive’: Why this Holocaust survivor is on a dating show

This is merely a next step for Dorit Oliver-Wolff, who cheated death when the Nazis wiped out her family

Cara McGoogan

One of the most important lessons Dorit Oliver-Wolff has learnt in her 83 years – as a Holocaust survivor, singer, wife and mother – is that everybody needs a partner.

She and her mother cheated death when the Nazis wiped out her family; then she shared her life with Frank, her husband of almost six decades. So when he died from cancer – after asking for “one more kiss” – in 2018, she knew she would date again.

“I’m not looking to replace Frank,” says Oliver-Wolff in First Dates Hotel, the British dating show, set in Italy. “I’m looking for someone because I’m still alive.”..

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