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Tom Bonde United States (12/11/2013 10:52:00 AM)

I meant to say the narrator was Not a Jew.

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  • Laura Burns (12/12/2013 4:07:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    That is by Martin Niemoller, a German pastor. It is more of a quotation than a poem:

    First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out-
    Because I was not a Socialist.

    Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out-
    Because I was not a Trade Unionist.

    Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out-
    Because I was not a Jew.

    Then they came for me- and there was no one left to speak for me.

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