Europe of the Heart: The Autobiography of Father Dominique Pire [As Told to Hugues Vehenne

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CHAPTER NINE
But what is a D.P.?

THERE WAS ONCE a kindly woman at Ghent in Belgium, the mother of three children, who had heard of the distress suffered by D.P.s and knew that a Dominican at Huy was working for these outcasts.She wrote to him: 'Give me the name and address of a mother with several children and I will try to befriend them.'

The Aid for Displaced Persons organization gave her a name and address, that of Madame Z. at Trieste, a girl‐ mother with three children.The kind woman of Ghent became their 'godmother' and exchanged many letters with her protégés, sending them parcels, money, and much loving-kindness.

One of the three children of the D.P. at Trieste was a little boy of ten who sent his godmother in Ghent, happy little letters.All seemed going well until, one day, a letter arrived which thoroughly upset her:

Dear Godmother,

I am just writing a few words to let you know that I am in very bad health, and—sad, sad news—my studies, my schooling and my hopes of becoming a priest must all come to an end. There seems no doubt that I am not much longer for this world ... I want to live, but the camp has robbed me of the chance ...

Some days later another letter arrived:

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