“Very well,” said one of them at last. ”We’re transporting you further east. You may collect enough for the journey from your dormitories. You won’t need anything else. Everything will be provided once you’re there. You are then to come and stand in line to get your transit number. Take no more than ten minutes. If anyone fails to turn up all of you will be punished.”
So, another journey. She looked again at the people around her. All of them old – most of them even older than her. The promised old people’s home, then, surely?
Back in the dormitory Clara found a couple of shawls and some handkerchiefs. She put the rest of the things on Selda’s bed. She didn’t know whether she’d be allowed to...
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