Ostensibly, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright was here to promote her latest book, an account of her journey to discover relatives who died in the Holocaust — family she never knew existed, until at age 59 she discovered she had been born Jewish.
But the roughly 1,000 people who turned out Wednesday to hear the tiny Czechoslovakian-born woman who became the nation’s first female top diplomat got far more than just a tale of her heart-wrenching trip back in time to when the Nazis killed three of her grandparents and two dozen other relatives.
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