After Their Holocaust Survivor Parents Pass Away, Children Find a Treasure in Suitcase Left Locked Away for Decades

After both his parents died, André Beurs took the suitcase his mother forbade him ever to open and found a family treasure: His parents' wedding video. After he watched it, he realized that nearly all of the guests perished in the next few years.

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For decades the home movies from the wedding of a Dutch Jewish couple, Mimi Dwinger and Barend Boers, lay in a suitcase that no one was to open. The bride and groom, who miraculously survived the Holocaust,...