by Jean Shikman

Saving Dina

A course in miracles? we can make our own. here is the tale of one altruistic woman who saved the life of a war orphan 50 years ago.

When commercials occasionally appear on television, urging viewers to sponsor a needy child, I am immediately reminded of my mother-in-law, Frieda Shikman, who is now 88 years old. Because of her compassionate and dogged spirit, in 1948 she rescued an orphan named Dina from the ashes of war-torn Europe, bringing her to the United States.

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