The Understanding - Hilda Chazanovitz

“I’ve got thirty minutes left to complete the mission and I realize it’s the wrong bed.”

Photo by Sarah Stacke

The Understanding

by Hilda Chazanovitz

Hilda Chazanovitz faces resistance as she tries to move her mother into a nursing home.

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An interview with Hilda Chazanovitz and The Moth's Executive Director, Sarah Austin Jeness.

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Hilda's mother Pola before the war.

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Pola and baby Hilda, early 1950s.

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Hilda and her mother Pola in Central Park near the Metropolitan Museum circa early 2000.