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CBC News 28 Jan 2020

'Why me and not her?'  This woman survived Auschwitz, but her sister did not


Edith Grosman was 17 years old when she became one of the first prisoners of Auschwitz.  She was among nearly a thousand other young Jewish women from Slovakia who became prisoners there. Her sister Lea never came home. Grosman is now 95 and has lived in Toronto since the 1980s.


Diagnosed with cancer and feeling frustrated with Canada's health-care system, Ashley Sloan-Hunter turned to traditional medicine and ceremony for help with her illness as well as deep-rooted emotional trauma.

"I Am Not Okay With This," a supernatural teen drama, and "Altered Carbon" season 2 are now available for streaming on Netflix, while the mysterious anthology series "Dispatches from Elsewhere" begins on AMC. TV Guide senior editor Krutika Mallikarjuna joined CBSN to talk about them.
It was a narrow escape from the deadly Nashville tornadoes. A woman named Kaley says her boyfriend woke her up just in time to take cover. "I was dead asleep," she tells a local news station. "So he woke me up and we turn on the news, and just saw that there was a tornado." The city of Nashville is trying to pick up the pieces after tornadoes ripped through its communities in the middle of the night. InsideEdition.com's Mara Montalbano has more.
Victoria "Tori" Murden is the living embodiment of perseverance. In 1998, the American rower was hired by an Italian company to row across the Atlantic Ocean by herself. While on her voyage, she captured incredible video of her journey but after her boat capsized 11 times, she was forced to issue an SOS. Soon after she returned to the U.S. she spoke to Inside Edition about her journey. In 1999, Murden did become the first woman and first American to row solo across the Atlantic.

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