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‘Now I can die quietly,’ says woman reunited with Jews she saved in WW2

Melpomeni Dina, who hid a family from the Nazis, says she ‘would like to have saved more’

Nick Squires

It was an act of courage that could have cost her everything, but 75 years on, a 92-year-old Greek woman has been reunited with Jewish siblings she hid from the Nazis during World War 2.

At an emotional reunion in Jerusalem, Melpomeni Dina also met about 40 of the two siblings’ descendants, who owe their very existence to her bravery as a young woman.

Clutching the hands of two of the survivors whom she fed and protected as a teenager, she said she could now “die quietly”...

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