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Abrashe Szabrinski (Abe Sabrin) was born in Selz, Poland on May 15, 1914. He married Luba (Libby) Weiskopf when he was twenty-seven. His first son, Joe, was born on December 21, 1942, in the ghetto of Vilna, now Vilnius, Lithuania. When the war was over, the Szabrinski family went to Turkeim DP camp in Germany, where their second son, Murray, was born on December 21, 1946. They arrived in New York on August 6, 1949, and Abe worked three jobs to support his family. A third son, Max, was born on May 24, 1953. The family became US citizens in 1954 and changed their name from Szabrinski to Sabrin. Abe retired in 1979. He died at the age of eighty-seven in September 2001, shortly after dancing at his granddaughter’s wedding.