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Recounting the days of Auschwitz

Updated 0914 GMT (1714 HKT) January 27, 2015
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Rozalia Wolf, who turns 91 this year, was only 15 years old when she was brought to Auschwitz. Laura Goehler/CNN
Rozalia is pictured in her younger years. She was living with her family in Krakow when Adolf Hitler's troops marched into Poland in the fall of 1939. Rozalia Wolf
Over seven decades later, Rozalia's memory is beginning to fade and she struggles to remember when exactly she was brought to Auschwitz, but she cannot forget the day she arrived. Svetlana
An estimated 1.3 million people were deported to the concentration camp and over 1.1 million were killed, out of which about 960,000 were Jews. Laura Goehler/CNN
Rozalia shows the tattoo that still remains on her arm from her days at the death camp. Rozalia lost her family and her youth in the Holocaust, but she never lost her will to live. Laura Goehler/CNN