"You never know when you do a favor for someone what it will bring eventually. In 1936, my father and grandfather were travelling with a horse and wagon and they stopped for a woman who was waiting at the side of the road with a lot of parcels - this was how they met Franciszka"
(From the testimony of Chaim Malc)
Franciszka Halamajowa knew the Malc family from before the war. When they approached her with the request to hide them, she agreed without hesitation, despite the danger, and organized a hiding place for them in the space above her pigsty.