Photo by Janine Niepce
Twin teenage girls reading and writing letters in their room, US, 1944, LIFE. Photographer: Fritz Goro (German/American, 1901-1986).
Born in Bremen, Germany, Mr. Goro was by age 30 a photojournalist and editor in chief of Munich Illustrated, a weekly. When the Nazis took over the newspaper in 1933, he left with his wife, Grete, a sculptor. They arrived in the United States in 1936, and a year later he went to work for Life magazine.