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Community - February 29, 2012

Author's talk in Menlo: 'Story of Courage in the Holocaust'

Author Marty Brounstein will discuss his book, "Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust," at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 3, at the Menlo Park City Council Chambers, 701 Laurel St. in Menlo Park.

The book tells the story of Frans and Mein Winjnakker, a Catholic couple who saved the lives of at least two dozen Jews living in southern Holland during the Holocaust and World War II. An author, speaker and management consultant, Mr. Bronstein is married to one of those saved by the Winjnakkers.

Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing after the talk. Refreshments will be served. No reservations are required for the free program supported by Friends of the Menlo Park Library.

Free van service to the program is available for local seniors and those with disabilities. For transportation, call 330-2512.