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Holocaust Survivor Requests Young Audience for East Haven Talk

Holocaust survivor Anita Schorr requests young people hear her inspirational message at an upcoming talk at the Hagaman Memorial Library.

Holocaust survivor will speak at the on July 25th at 2 p.m. She has requested that young people attend her talk because she has a message of inspirational courage for them:

‘Remembering the Holocaust is not enough. Young people cannot wait for someone else to do the right thing when they see someone doing something wrong. Step in. Be a hero. It’s the little things on the bus, in the locker room, on the internet, that could lead to tragedies like the Holocaust.’

(From an article on the Westport, CT website O6880)

Mrs. Shorr will recount her experiences of surviving the concentration camps of Terezin and Auschwitz — where she appeared before the infamous Dr. Mengele — as well as Bergen-Belsen, where Anne Frank perished.

Her inspirational message will be given at the meeting and will be an opportunity for students 5th grade and up, as well as other interested individuals, to also meet veterans of WW II.

Please call the library at 203-468-3890 if you are interested in registering for this program.

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Mark July 13, 2012 at 07:15 PM
Ms. Schorr - This interests me and I will try and make it on the 25th with my daughter. We would love to have you speak at the library in Clinton (Henry Hull Library) if your schedule permits.
Doreen Boudreau Hausler July 13, 2012 at 07:43 PM
Wonderful opportunity for folks to hear a firsthand account of her experience. Just caught this piece. It's so important for our young people to hear these stories and learn from them. Calling the library now to reserve spots for my family.
Norm Brody July 13, 2012 at 08:56 PM
I had a dear cousin that was a holocaust survivor and past away last year. The war ended 67 years ago. I'm curious to hear her message and her experiences.
Norm Brody July 13, 2012 at 08:57 PM
I mean passed away....

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