Mariela Shaker on Surviving the War in Syria


Grow Through It: War & Conflict

Mariela Shaker survived the war in Syria, got a full scholarship to study music at Monmouth College, IL, and was honored as a White House Champion of Change for World Refugees. Shaker believes in the power of music to remove barriers between people and nations.

Fay Malkin on Surviving the Holocaust


Grow Through It: War & Conflict

Fay Malkin describes surviving the Holocaust through the kindness of a Polish woman and her daughter who hid her family. She also lived, miraculously, after being deliberately poisoned in order to silence her crying during their hiding.