LIliana Segre she is one of 25 survivors of the 776 Italian children of less than fourteen years deported to the Nazi extermination camp in Auschwitz. But though her life has been more merciful to her since, it did not spare her having to live the last years of her life with the escort.
Liliana Segre’s 1000 days of escort
In the Memorial Daythe one who celebrates every year not to forget the tragedy of the Shoah, Liliana Segre at the age of 92 he has to live with fear again, this time of the threats that reach her on social networks. A real shame, with which, however, he has had to deal with for a good 1000 daysliving with the four carabinieri who act as a wall against the ignorance and violence shouted by the Net and beyond.
The podcast “Liliana is Us”
In these days still lived as a person not free from the senator for life, Rai Radio1 dedicated a beautiful original podcast, “Liliana siamo noi”conceived and conducted by Paolo Maggioni, written with Giancarlo Briguglia and available on RaiPlay Sound.
Four episodes that tell, in a public and very private diary, through exclusive interviews, the special relationship that binds Segre to these carabinieri, become for her «four new grandchildren».
Four new grandchildren
«I have been living for three years with the escort that I never imagined having and that I never asked for – he tells in the Segre podcast – I have acquired four grandchildren. After all, my main qualification, beyond being a Senator for life, beyond being a victim, is being a grandmother”.
And they are precisely the voices of the “grandchildren in law” Marco Palmieri, Antonio Bianco, Riccardo Mallozzi And John Panserto describe the daily life of Segre still occupied for 92 years by public commitments and by many passions that he cultivates with great curiosity.
The carabinieri: “Liliana Segre teaches us every day”
«Living alongside them is an experience that enriches us every day. Liliana Segre is a luminous woman, they have been three spectacular years. She taught us to smile at all times »say the Carabinieri.
“Liliana is us” concludes his journey at Holocaust memorialin the basement of the Platform 21 of the Central Station of Milan. A place which, says the senator for life, “I would like to be a stop of civil commitment in every Milanese trip”.
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