First Ever Google Hangout with Holocaust Survivor

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88-year-old Holocaust Survivor, Dr. Jack Brauns, participates in a Google Hangout to share his secrets to survival and how to be the master of your destiny

The first ever real-time Google Hangout with a Holocaust Survivor of Dachau will be live Sunday, July 29th 2012 at noon PST and streamed to YouTube. 88 year old Dr. Jack Brauns will be taking questions via twitter hashtag #TheMosaicOfLife responding to tweets live, discussing how to overcome adversity and tools to improve happiness and success.

This rare opportunity to communicate via the web or even an Iphone, Ipad, or an android device with one of the few remaining holocaust survivors will be available via Google Hangout. Questions asked or answers given during Dr. Brauns Google Hangout may be included in the upcoming feature length documentary based on his story, THE MOSAIC OF LIFE, directed by his daughter, award winning filmmaker, Alicia Brauns.

Google Hangout is the group video chat service of google+. To participate and watch the hangout, you must be a member of google+. For information on how to access the hangout with Dr. Brauns, please go to the facebook page for THE MOSAIC OF LIFE at

THE MOSAIC OF LIFE will depict Dr. Brauns’ extraordinary life and positive philosophies. The documentary will show the vivid and unpredictable ways that Dr. Brauns chooses to “color his internal and exterior worlds” turning what could have been a bleak, fearful and black perspective into a beautiful existence.

As part of the documentary, Dr. Jack Brauns would like return to Dachau Concentration camp to reveal how he survived and to share his experiences of a sliver of kindness he received from a few German SS Officers who saved his life and his father’s life.

The project is currently raising funds via crowd funding in order to record this crucial segment of his story. Donations are being accepted at The Film project is fiscally sponsored by From The Heart Productions, a 501c3 non-profit, so all donations to the documentary are tax deductible.

In addition to director Alicia Brauns, the creative team of THE MOSAIC OF LIFE also includes Executive Producer Yumi V. Kimura, Producer, Tom Nunan -Executive Producer of CRASH, Director of Photography Rodney Charters – 24 and DALLAS, and Steven Smith, Executive Director of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education.

For more information, contact
Alicia Brauns
info (at) themosaicoflife (dot) com
OPM Productions
Tel: 310.584.7465

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