I asked Renee Salt if she liked Camilla. “Very much so. I must say. I didn’t want to like her but you can’t help it. She looks very regal. She behaves like a Duchess. You can’t help it; you’ve got to give her her due,” she said.
Born in Poland in 1929, Renee Salt and her parents were taken by train to Auschwitz-Birkenau. After many years of hardship under Nazi control, Renee and her mother were liberated in 1945. The Duchess previously met Renee in 2013 at the Holocaust Survivors Centre in North London.
"To have the support of the Royal Family is of huge importance, not just to me, but to all survivors, and the collective memory of our country." - Holocaust survivor Renee Salt, who is attending commemorations in Poland today, alongside The Duchess of Cornwall. #HMD2020
I thought this might be interesting for royal fans. Auschwitz survivor Renee Salt has met the Duchess of Cornwall a couple of times now and has become an admirer. But she was reluctant at first because of her admiration for Princess Diana. Camilla wins over those she meets.
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