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Who Am I? What is My Name? Part II – Pnina, Wolfgang, and the Warsaw Ghetto


Convinced that my surname was Rebhun, I contacted Rebhuns around the world. Though the BBC, CNN, and the international press featured my quest, I initially received no responses. Finally in March 1997, the Munich Red Cross relayed a reply from … Continue reading

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The Mascot


The Mascot Keith Moor, Insight Editor at the Herald Sun newspaper in Melbourne, Victoria recently published an article on The Mascot, the international bestselling biography of Holocaust survivor Alex Kurzem. To read the article in pdf format, click here. As … Continue reading

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Indianapolis Birth Announcements – Sep 9 & 10, 1948


To continue with the Indianapolis birth announcements, here at the births that appeared in the Indianapolis Commercial on September 9 & 10, 1948. Newspaper:  Indianapolis Commercial Date published: 9-Sep-48 Name of parents                   … Continue reading

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Benjaman Kyle – Indianapolis Birth Announcements – 2 Sep – 3 Sep 1948


Here is a continuation of the list of the birth announcements published in the Indianapolis papers around the date of Benjaman Kyle’s birth, believed to be 29 August 148. Today’s entry covers 2 Sep through 3 Sep 1948.  I have … Continue reading

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Benjaman Kyle – Indianapolis Birth Announcements – 31 Aug & 1 Sep 1948


In an ideal world, we would be able to identify all these children but one.  That one would reveal Benjaman Kyle’s identity. If you recognize anyone on this list, please contact me at immediately at colleen@identifinders.com Key (1949 addresses, with … Continue reading

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Benjaman Kyle – Indianapolis Birth Announcements, 30 Aug 1948


In 1948, the Indy Star and the Indy Commercial newspapers published birth announcements obtained from either the county or from local hospitals.  The two papers published identical lists, although sometimes not on the same day, as the Commercial was not … Continue reading

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Benjaman Kyle – Close Calls, Conclusion?


All anyone knew about him was that he was born Robert Lee King in March 1949. To find Jennie King’s remaining son was going to be tough with so little information to go on. Benjaman Kyle claims his birthdate is … Continue reading

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Benjaman Kyle – Close Calls, Part III


From 1938 through 1953, Jennie Lee King gave birth to four boys, putting the older three up for adoption or in foster homes.  She was born Barnett Rudio in Louisville, KY on December 20, 1918 the daughter of Wallace Rudio … Continue reading

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Benjaman Kyle – Close Calls, Part II


Since I have been involved in trying to identify the amnesiac Benjaman Kyle, I’ve seen many leads come in, ranging from the casual to the very serious. Many people have contacted me that they are related to Powells or Davidsons (or both).  Many … Continue reading

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Benjaman Kyle – Close Calls, Part I


Hi Colleen:   I read the article about you in the June 2010 issue of More Magazine, and am curious about one thing. Are you the same person who competed on Wheel of Fortune in 1991? If so, I was … Continue reading

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