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MIAMI HERALD: Mickey Novack, the woman who gave birth in a bomb shelter and ran a South Florida city

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Obituary: Mickey Novack, the woman who gave birth in a bomb shelter and ran a South Florida city By Howard Cohen


Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/obituaries/article64671882.html#storylink=cpy
Novack’s challenges inside that shelter in Bethnal Green, a Jewish section of London, were just beginning.

“She gave birth to my sister in the bomb shelter during the air raid,” her son, attorney Paul Novack said on Monday, a day after his mother, a former vice mayor for Surfside, died at 97.
“For 40 days and nights, the Nazis bombed them every single day,” he said. “She spent a lot of time in that bomb shelter.”

Two decades later, the little girl born in that shelter as Carole Kent was on her way to becoming cabaret singer Carole Taran. She was a fixture at South Florida’s beachfront hotel lounges in the 1960s and ’70s and was an events producer.


Her mother Mickey, remarried to Robert Novack, worked alongside her daughter and son-in-law Bob for their firm Adam Produc…