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by Diane Samuels | Read by Jane Kaczmarek, Hugo Armstrong, Shannon Lee Clair, Angela Paton, Molly Quinn, Susan Sullivan

It all starts when a long forgotten letter is found in the attic. From 1938 to 1940, 10,000 European Jewish children were relocated to Great Britain to live with adoptive families. Only the children were allowed to leave. Their parents had no choice but to stay in Europe and endure WWII and the Holocaust. Emmy Award winner Jane Kaczmarek ("Malcolm in the Middle") leads a fine cast, including Susan Sullivan and Molly Quinn (both of "Castle"). Together, they voice characters over three generations (adoptive mother, daughter, and granddaughter) and over seven decades as they examine the complex emotions of what it was to be a child and survive. Once again, LA Theatre Works illustrates how one-act stage plays can be seamlessly, convincingly, and passionately adapted to audio. B.P. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine