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Zookeeper's Wife Essay

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I first watched The Zookeeper’s Wife when I was in the 6th grade. Although I did not understand all that was going on, I knew that it was retelling the horrors of the Holocaust. Six years later, this past summer, while sitting on the plane coming home from California, I came across the movie on the tiny, pixelated screen. Clicking on the movie, the summary read, “The Zookeeper's Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion”. Sitting back in the less comfortable, cramped airplane seat, with pretzels in my hand and a blanket thrown over me, I pressed play. I vividly remember sitting in the back of the plane so all I could hear was the
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