We stayed in Brussels, and visited the Chateau de Beloeil with the Prince de Ligne, grandson of the Prince who hid my mother.

Eli designed beer shirts for the trip.

 

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Sylvia with Helene Roustain, a local history student who interviewed Sylvia for her master’s thesis on the Jewish children hidden at Beloeil, and put Sylvia in touch with the prince.
Sylvia dedicating a copy of her book to the Prince, seated at a desk that belonged to Talleyrand.
Being greeted by Prince Michel, 14th Prince of Ligne. Prince Eugène de Ligne was his grandfather.
Behind the scenes. The prince removed the barrier which marks the third floor as off limits to the public.
After starting to read my mom’s book, the prince came out again to talk with us.

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