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Portrait of a Holocaust survivor: ‘I won the war against Hitler’

They’ve moved to every corner of the planet, but the term “Holocaust survivor” is a difficult one to escape.

Now, a new project hopes to reveal the individuality of those who lived through WWII and impress upon a younger generation that their horrific experience doesn’t dictate who they are.

“They don’t want to be defined by this label and the easy generalisations people make about what they think a survivor is,” photographer Harry Borden told ABC News Breakfast.

“Like most things it’s more complicated than it first seems.”

Read the full article by Patrick Wood at ABC News.