Sophy Danon

_DSC0938“The Idealist”

Sofi Danon is a medical doctor. In her early teens she discovered Archibald Cronin’s books, read each single one of them and dreamt of becoming a doctor.

As soon as Bulgarian Jews were allowed back into universities, in 1945, she enrolled as a medical student and her dream came true.

“And indeed, due to the influence of Judesmo and Hebrew, we spoke Bulgarian in a sing-song way. We were often laughed at.” 

“Ladino is the perfect cure for forgetfulness and sadness.”

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