01/23/2015 10:51 EST | Updated 03/25/2015 05:59 EDT

Holocaust survivor returning to Auschwitz

Survivors of the Auschwitz concentration camp will return to Poland next week for the 70th anniversary of its liberation. 

Among them will be Mordechai Ronen, 82, of Toronto, whose peaceful life with his family in Hungary was upended in 1944. 

Moments after arriving at the infamous camp, Ronen was separated from his mother, two sisters and, later, his father. 

"We didn't say anything to each other, not 'goodbye' not 'see you,'" he told CBC News. Click the video for the full story.