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against the dissenters more than the police. Or at least the government made it seem that way. That's when my sister turned in the neighbors. I was actually Proud member of GSAE Scan code to visit us on (865) 436-5656 (800) 933-0777 675700_Clarion.indd 1 working at a jewelry store owned by a Jewish family. They first put them in the local jail under some charge. I remember hoisting jewels up to the window of their cell in a bucket one night, so they would have something to buy their way out with," she said, and I couldn't bring myself to ask what became of the storeowners. "After the official Party Line takes hold and people are browbeat into keeping their opinions to themselves, then the arrests became more and more as people accused others of improper beliefs and such. Even if accused people were not arrested, they would be ruined. I believe some were let out of jail, just so they could then be ruined for example's sake. If they still kept up the dissent, if public humiliation wasn't enough, then people would just go missing. We would not hear about them anymore. They were gone," she told me. "That fear must have been terrible," I said. "That's all there was. Just fear at every turn. In the beginning, fear of humiliation, and then the fear of even worse. I ended up in a boarding school in Germany I didn't ask her what the reason was for her sister turning in the neighbors; I could tell it was raw even after all these years. when the fighting broke out. Where we lived was beautiful, posh and of the nobility, but there was no food, no electricity, no running water, and just when we thought it couldn't be more miserable the siren would sound and we had to go to the cellar for shelter from the bombs. Yet we were still afraid of somehow being turned in for saying or believing the wrong thing-even almost until the end," she said. "What happened then, at the end?" I asked. "We all scrambled to get in the American sector. We wanted our conquerors to be the Americans," she said proudly. "We were so afraid of living under Russian rule." "Well, I'm sure glad you made it here to America eventually," I said. "Yes, a land of no censorship," she remarked. I smiled, nodded and said "hmm" quietly. 15/01/14 12:27 PM Index of Advertisers/Advertiser.com ASSOCIATION MANAGEMENT COMPANIES AMD Group ................................. Inside Back Cover www.boxwoodtech.com CONFERENCE AND CONVENTION CENTERS Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart ..................... Outside Back Cover www.AtlConventionCenter.com Macon - Bibb County CVB ...................................28 www.vistmacon.org CONFERENCE CENTERS Anderson Conference Center ..............................14 www.andersonconferencecenter.com 30 Summer 2015 CONVENTION & VISITOR BUREAUS Augusta CVB..........................................................4 www.MeetInAugusta.com Valdosta Lowndes CVB..........................................4 www.rainwaterconferencecenter.com Visit Savannah ............................Inside Front Cover www.SavannahMeetings.com HOTELS & RESORTS Clarion Inn & Suites .............................................30 www.clariongatlinburg.com Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel & Conference Center ..........................................28 www.atlantamarietta.hilton.com Sea Palms Golf Resort ...........................................3 www.seapalms.com PRINTING & PUBLISHING Naylor Association Solutions ...............................10 www.naylor.com http://www.clariongatlinburg.com http://www.boxwoodtech.com http://www.MeetInAugusta.com http://www.atlantamarietta.hilton.com http://www.rainwaterconferencecenter.com http://www.seapalms.com http://www.SavannahMeetings.com http://www.AtlConventionCenter.com http://www.naylor.com http://www.visitmacon.org http://www.clariongatlinburg.com http://www.andersonconferencecenter.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Connections - Summer 2015

Message from the Chair
GSAE News & Events
New Members
How to Build a Stronger Volunteer Program
Volunteer Risks and Rescues
The List: Micro & Ad Hoc Volunteer Jobs in Associations
Engaging Your Members with Mobile Technology
By the Numbers: Volunteering
2015 GSAE Annual Meeting
Destination: Nashville
Choices: A Quiet Conversation with a Dear Friend
Advertiser.com
Index of Advertisers

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