Ep:82 Heather Morris – The Tattooist of Auschwitz

The incredible story of the Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist and the woman he loved.
Lale Sokolov is well dressed, a charmer, a ladies man. He is also a Jew.  On the first transport from Slovakia to Auschwitz in 1942, Late immediately stands out to his fellow prisoners.  In the camp, he is looked up to, looked out for and put to work in the privileged position of Tatowierer – the tattooist – to mark his fellow prisoners, forever. One of them is a young woman, Gita, who steals his heart at first glance.
His life is given new purpose, Lale does his best through the struggle and suffering to use his position for good.