Sister Franziska today in her flat in Berlin. Portrarit Katja Harbi.
It is now two years since Hildegard did not return from the hospital and Sissy still misses her. But her father, Alois, talked for a long time with her and the other children about her friend and explained that she must now be happy in heaven with Jesus. Hadn´t he said after all,
“Let the children come to me. For the kingdom of heaven belongs to them?”
Whenever she was worried, woken in the night by the sound of the airplanes or when the only game that was played in the schoolyard was war, her father told her that everything would be all right, and because he said it, she believed him.
Although she was always ready to help others, Sissy was always strong willed and was never afraid to put her ideas into action. Whenever the…
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