NYC ‘detective’ returns haunting Holocaust letter 75 years later to family

A letter from one of history’s darkest days has finally found its way home.

Written more than 75 years ago at the end of the Holocaust, the emotional correspondence between a survivor and her long-lost sister resurfaced in the rubble of a New York flea market.

Now, tied to Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27, the letter has been returned to a living family descendant thanks to “heirloom detective” and interior designer Chelsey Brown, who scours flea markets and works through genealogy records to reunite historical artifacts with their original owners.

The letter was sent from Berlin in 1945 by Ilse Loewenberg, who was born in

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